William B. Adams III
Bill, age 68, of Redlands, passed away on March 31, 2014 in Redlands, CA. Bill was born in Long Beach, CA to William and Margaret Adams on August 21, 1945 and resided in Redlands all his life. He attended Kingsbury School, Cope Jr. High and graduated from Redlands High School in 1963. He married Donna Kerr in 1972. Bill worked for John's Campers and Lockheed Propulsion and was a welder for 39 years. Most recently he operated Bill Adams' Welding specializing in custom iron work. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1964 - 1968. He was a past member of E. Clampus Vitus and a member of American Legion Post 106. Bill is preceded in death by his father, William Adams, Jr. and his mother Margaret (Nickerson) Adams. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Donna, daughter Erin (Adams) Kuennen, son-in-law Kevin, his sister Cynthia (Adams) Barron and grandchildren Liam and Reese. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16th at Cortner's Chapel, 221 Brookside Avenue in Redlands. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust.
Published in Redlands Daily Facts on Apr. 13, 2014