PEORIA - James D. Adams, 71, of Peoria passed away at 9:50 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at his home.
He was born May 22, 1940, in Richland, S.D., a son of William H. and Emma I. Stengle Adams.
He is survived by two sons, Joe Fleming of Seattle, Wash., and James Adams Jr. of Cle Elum, Wash.; a daughter, Susan (Curt) Gauthier of Carnation, Wash.; two brothers, Harold (Mary) Adams of Peoria and Richard (Alice) Adams of Baltimore, Md.; one sister, Carol McPhaill of Visalia, Calif.; one stepdaughter, Stacy (John) Dalgarn of Bow, Wash.; and 12 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Plunk.
Jim was a self-employed master builder of homes.
He was a member of the Carpenters Local Union No. 183 and was an avid hunter.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at the Swan Lake Memory Gardens Chapel. The Rev. James McPhaill will officiate. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the
Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com.
Published in Peoria Journal Star on Feb. 8, 2012