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Delbert L. "Rowdy" Adams

October 31, 1935 - September 18, 2022

U.S. Veteran

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Delbert L. “Rowdy” Adams, 86, of Putneyville, passed Sunday afternoon, September 18, 2022, at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital. Born in Putneyville on October 31, 1935, he was the son of the late William George Adams and Mabel Irene (Schreckengost) Adams Thompson.

He was married on May 1, 1957, to Ethel R. (Rupp) Adams and she preceded him in death on April 25, 2020.

Rowdy proudly served his country in the US Air Force. He worked for C & K Coal Company. He thought the world of his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and his little dog and companion, Petey. He is the last surviving member of his immediate family.

He is survived by a son, William “Bill” Adams and his wife, Julie, a daughter, Brenda Crissman and her husband, Gary, both of Putneyville, four grandchildren, Jennifer Shreckengost, Shane Adams, Bryon Adams, all of Putneyville, and Cory Adams of Oak Ridge, four great grandchildren, Ashley Adams, Makenzie Adams, Hannah Adams, and Karter Adams, Jeffrey Shreckengost whom was like a grandson, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, George Adams and Theodore “Baldy” Adams, and a sister, Pauline “Boose” Schreckengost.

There will be no services.

The Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn is handling the arrangements

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