In Guilford, Monday, July 7, 2008, William A. Adams of 17 View Place, Guilford. Beloved husband of Grace C. Adams. Born April 28, 1933 in Manchester, NH, son of the late William C. and Dorothy Baker Adams. Loving father of William C. Adams and his wife Lena of Wallingford, Michael P. Adams of Melbourne, FL and Toni Page and her husband Peter of Guilford. Also survived by five grandchildren, Kyle W. Adams, Alexa and Nicole Adams and Aaron and Jenny Page. Predeceased by a sister, Norma Adams.
Mr. Adams served his country in the US Army with the 43 rd Div, 102 Infantry Service Co. and was a graduate of West High School. He started working for the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company, in 1951 with the Signal Dept. and later in the Operating Dept. Retiring after forty years as a Locomotive Engineer, he had worked with numerous railroad companies including Penn Central, ConRail and Amtrak. He was also a friend of Bill W.
Memorial Services will be held on Friday, July 11, 2008 at 2pm in the North Guilford Congregational Church, 159 Ledge Hill Rd, Guilford. Burial will be private. Contributions in Mr. Adamsí memory may be made to a VITAS Hospice, Attn: Charitble Fund, 777 Commerce Dr, Suite 220, Fairfield, CT 06825. Arrangements in care of the Guilford Funeral Home, 115 Church St, Guilford. www.GuilfordFuneralHome.com