• Draper Mortuary
    Ontario, CA
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
Rick Adams 1959 - 2011
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Monday, January 30, 2012
Please accept my deepest sympathy. I spent time with Rick in AZ and San Fran during his baseball years and will always remember his laughter, silliness and sincerity. Marie (AZ).
Thursday, December 08, 2011
My prayers and love to the Adams family. I feel like Rick is part of OUR family. I'm Pat Proulx's sister; I live in Oregon. Right after Rick signed, he and Pat came to Oregon for a great visit. I believe Rick invested some of his bonus money in a home purchase on the coast. Rick's wonderful life energy will always be missed and remembered! We WILL see each other again. Praise the Lord!
Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Our hearts and hugs go out to all of you as we so fondly remember our cousin, Ricky.
Saturday, November 05, 2011
Dear Adams' - We were saddened to learn today about Rick's passing. Even though it has been many years, our memories of him are sweet and we pray that God grants him rest and brings comfort to each of you. May his memory be eternal!
Bill and Tamela Yelland
Friday, November 04, 2011
Rick gave me a place to sleep when I ran from home in 11th grade. He had me sleep on the couch, and was a TRUE gentleman. He sat with me & talked about the problems I was facing, and finally getting me to call my Father for help. His kindness was never forgot by me, and I was able to do the same for another child in trouble years later. Had he been the "Typical" boy, I would have had a different out look on solving my problems.
Please except my heart felt sadness for your loss of such a good man, and Rick was truley a good man! He touched life's you never even knew.......
Teri ( Miller) Brown
Friday, November 04, 2011
To the Shute family, we r with u in thoughts and prayers.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
God, watch over the "Big Man" Tammy we send our love to you & your family.
Mike & Augustina Zavala & family..
Gonna miss that big laugh and big smile!!
Thursday, November 03, 2011
RIP Uncle Ricky!!! I will miss you and your smile more then i can say!!! You will forever be in my heart and never far from my thoughts!!! I love you!!!
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Dear Tammy and children I would like you to know how funny and well remembered Rick is. His personality is vibrant and lasting. Rick and my husband Ralph called one another "comps" spanish for friend. Rick helped my sons so much when we lost Ralph providing funny stories for them to know about their dad. Rick is a wonderful man.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
To the Adams Family - It has been several years since we've seen Rick. We remember him from his baseball days with the California Angels. The whole Shaffar family went to Kansas City to watch him play and spend time with him, We are so sorry to hear of his passing. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers, Gene & Cheryl Shaffar & family, Papillion, NE
Thursday, November 03, 2011
I have so many great memories of my cousin Ricky from childhood. I was accidently left at the beach in Carlsbad one 4th of July because I was told by my Mom to go back down to the beach to find Rick. As I went down the stairs to the beach he popped up the hill and jumped into the car & they all took off!! I walked home by myself & never let him forget it. He was one of a kind for sure & loved by everyone. Much Love to his brothers, sister, wife & children.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Please accept our deepest sympathies. We will keep all of you in our prays.
Stephen and Meredith
Thursday, November 03, 2011
God Bless the Adams family during this difficult time, may the love you shared and the memories you made together carry you through this difficult adjustment.

He was one very special man, and will be missed by many. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Debbie McLean Warner
Thursday, November 03, 2011
I remember Ricky as a great ball player, he had been on my dad's team I believe more than once, and always enjoyed going and watching the games...I can only imagine Ricky, my dad and brother Carl all playing ball in heaven along with all the others that have passed before them...rest in peace Ricky and all my prayers to the family
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Rick gave so much to so many. He will be missed. A.L. little league won't be the same without him. Thanks Rick for your impression on my boys. Josh and Brandon's last day of high school and our phone conversations back & forth all that day, are forever memories. God bless you Rick and your family. Sarah and family
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Adams family:

I am saddened to read of your loss. Please know that I am thinking of you with prayers and sympathy.

Bill Ruh
Councilmember City of Montclair
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Sending thoughts and prayers to the Adams family. Rick was such an awesome guy.
Janine Wilson and Family
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Rick had a kind heart and supported others with a passion. As a fellow Montclair native, we were proud of Rick and he was always proud of us. My condolences to his family.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
My son met Coach Rick a year ago and adored everything about him. Rick knew how to relate with young athletes and taught them very well. We are blessed to have Josh who is alot like his "pops". No more suffering my friend. Our deepest sympathies.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
We were sorry to hear about Rick's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Please accept my deepest sympathies. I went to school with Rick. He was always getting me in trouble. He would act like he was my brother and teachers would believe him and I always got the aftermath...I love his guy...R.I.P
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Ricky Lee(Kerpal). We will never forget you!!! I will continue to pass on the knowledge of baseball that I have learned from you. I love u!! Your little buddy(Rory).
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
I loved your laughter, your sense of humor, your goofiness with me ..so many things i loved about you.. it had been way too many years between hello's.. and now it is good bye my friend.. you will be so very missed. always will i keep and treasure our times together in my heart. you will never be forgotten.LOVE YOU.!
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Please accept our deepest sympathies. And may the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
My sincere condolences to the Adams family. Ricky and I were teammates in Phoenix in the mid 80's. He was a good friend, and I will always remember him as having the best hands in the business. Watching him take infield was a thing of beauty. For obvious reasons, we called each other brothers. I am sick that he is gone.
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