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Darrell T. "Ole Sawdust" Adams

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Darrell T. "Ole Sawdust" Adams Obituary
Darrell T. "Ole Sawdust" Adams, age 89, of Homer, passed away June 21, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Darrell was born on November 2, 1927 in Homer to King and Blanche L. (Gregg) Adams. He married Mary Louise Campbell in Angola, IN on August 22, 1958. They had 3 children and spent 58 loving years together.
Darrell proudly served in the United States Army from Sept. 8, 1950 until his honorable discharge on June 7, 1953, proudly serving in the Korean War. After his military career Darrell worked as a lumberjack in his step-father George Ansterburg's sawmill. He also worked at Essex Wire/United Technologies in Hillsdale for 28 years. After retirement he worked for Barton Farms for many years, retiring in 1994. Outside his day job Darrell and Mary worked their own farm.
Darrell was an all around handyman and enjoyed fishing and hunting in his spare time.
Darrell is survived by his wife Mary Adams of Homer; children, Darrell Dwayne (Lori) Adams of Homer, Linda K. (Blaine) Mosher of Hanover, and Craig Glen Adams of Homer; grandchildren Bennett (Erin Strait) Adams, Thomas Adams, Ted Adams, and Allison (Jon) Warner; great-granddaughters, Kylah Adams, Brinlee Adams, Whitney Strait, and Tavia Shelton. He was preceded in death by his parents, King and Blanche Adams.
Cremation has taken place and private family service will take place at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by the Kempf Family Funeral Homes, Homer Chapel, 303 S. Hillsdale St. Homer.
Memorial contributions are requested to the VFW of Homer. Assistance with memorial contributions is available at the Funeral Home.
Online messages may be left for the family at www.kempffuneralhome.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on June 26, 2017
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