Cyril L. Adams Fenton Cyril L. Adams, age 91, died Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at his residence. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 600 N. Adelaide St., Fenton with Rev. Fr. David W. Harvey celebrant. The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the time of mass at the church. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the
or the Powers Catholic School Relocation Project. Mr. Adams was born June 26, 1921 in Detroit, the son of Louis and Marie (Lugowskus) Adams. He served in World War II in the Army Air Corp in the 2nd Bombardment Group where he received a certificate of valor after being engaged in 51 combat missions as a tail gunner on a B17. In 1944, he married Sarah L. Gregowski in Port Huron and they were married for 67 years when she preceded him in death in 2011. Mr. Adams worked for Chrysler for a short time before joining the DNR graduating in 1948. He served in the DNR for 37 years retiring in 1983 as District manager in the Thumb region. He was a charter member of the Lapeer Elks Club and a member of the Knights of Columbus in Lake Orion and Imlay City. Mr. Adams as an avid fisherman and hunter. He was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and was dedicated to his family. Surviving are: children, C.L. Adams (Dave Feight), Mary Ellen (James) Arthur, David Adams, Jackie (Larry) Shoemaker, Janice (John) Hoffman; grandchildren, Jeff Arthur, Kelly (David) Simpson, Nicole (Marc) Hinze, Heather Arthur, Jaime (Tim) Barnes; great-grandchildren, Allison and Matthew Young, Mason Arthur, Morgan and Avah Barnes, Benjamin and Jack Hinze; brother, Lou Adams. He was also preceded in death by his parents and his great-granddaughter, Samantha. Arrangements handled by Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Rd., Fenton. Friends may share an online tribute on the obituary page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Times Herald on Nov. 16, 2012