Charles "Chuck" ADAMS


Charles "Chuck", age 77, died on Saturday October 6th, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Joan; her daughter Robyn (Mark) Brands, her son Rob (Tonya) Galloway, and his children, David (Vicki) Adams, Mark (Vicki) Adams, and Julie (Mike) Hicks. He also leaves his grandchildren; Colten Tyler, Connor, Ethan and Trevor Hicks, David (Kristin) and Stephanie French, and Justin Brands as well as his great-grandson, Ashton French. He also leaves his brother, Jim (Normalee) Adams and sister, Christine Hill. Preceding him in death are is parents, Gene and Lorene Adams and grandson, Matthew Hicks. Chuck was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma but grew up in Tucson. He served in the Air Force and graduated from the University of Arizona. He joined the GE Computer Business in Phoenix in 1960 and graduated from its financial management program. He worked in several GE businesses before transferring to the finance operation of the GE Aircraft Engines business in Cincinnati. He retired from GE in 1994. After retirement, he worked as a business consultant for several years and volunteered with the Red Cross, the Jewish Vocational Services, CET and other agencies. He and Joan spent the winters in Tucson and volunteered for the AARP Tax Assistance Program. No services are planned; however, a blood drive has been organized in his memory at the Blue Ash Hoxworth Center located at 9708 Kenwood Road where a memorial guest book will be available. The blood drive will be held Wednesday October 24th from noon to 7:30 PM, Friday October 26th from 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM, and Saturday October 27th from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Those who cannot make the organized dates may donate in his honor at any Hoxworth Center using the code 1296. Contributions may be made to The Salvation Army. Condolences may be expressed:

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Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Oct. 14, 2012