AIKEN, S.C. – Rodney Adams, 83, beloved husband of Betty Haynes Adams, died Saturday, the 16th of November 2013 at UniHealth Post Acute Care in North Augusta.
A native of Holcombe, WI, Mr. Adams was a son of the late Clarence Oliver and Bessie Zerbach Adams. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving during the Korean War. Mr. Adams was a self-employed builder. He was an avid hunter, and taught a hunter safety program in Montana, teaching over 1000 students.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty; a daughter, Susan L. Borchardt (Jon); two sons, Rodney O, Adams (Theresa), Vancouver, WA, Gregory D. Adams (Heidi), Castle Rock, CO; six grandchildren, Curtis Borchardt, Adam Borchardt, Christina Almsted, Kerry L. Adams, Brittany Harrison, Christie Harrison; four great-grandchildren, River Almsted, Finley Borchardt, Floriana Borchardt, Avery Borchardt; a sister, Hazel Murray and a brother, John Adams. In addition to his parents, Mr. Adams was preceded in death by a son, Mark Alton; three sisters and eight brothers.
A memorial service will be held on Friday the 22nd of November 2:00 PM at St. Paul Lutheran Church with The Rev. Jeff Erbskorn officiating. The family will receive friends at the church following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church Endowment Fund, 916 Trail Ridge Rd., Aiken, SC 29803.
SHELLHOUSE – RIVERS FUNERAL HOME, 715 EAST PINE LOG RD., AIKEN, SC
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