COVINGTON — Maurice "Mose" Lee Adams, age 88, lifetime resident of Covington, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 after suffering injuries from the accident on June 16.
Mose was born on April 6, 1926 in Covington, OH to the (late) Arthur & Ruth (Erwin) Adams; a U.S.Army Veteran, serving during WWII; a well known potato farmer, who owned & managed Adams Potato Farm where he raised 40 acres of potatoes; worked at Westerville Creamery in Covington; was a seed corn salesman for several years; a member of the Covington Eagles Aerie #3998; AMVETS, Post #66; Covington Newberry Historical Society; past member of the Miami County Fair Board; Covington Fire Police & Midwest Draft Horse & Mule Association; a former 4-H advisor; & member of the Monday Night Bowling League; liked going out to eat; enjoyed his Draft Horses; fishing; collecting things, including antique tractors & hats; & he loved having his grandkids around.
Preceded in death by his parents; wife of 67 years, Esther Adams, who passed June 16 in the accident; grandson, Chad Adams: & sister, Mione Lewis. Mose is survived by his children and their spouses, Larry Lee & Alana Adams of Ft. Wayne, IN, Kathy & Joel Miller of Covington, Kenny & Connie Adams of Covington, Annette & Tom Francis of Ft. Loramie; seven grandchildren, Jodi Adams of Delaware, OH, Lucas Moyer of Arcanum, Brandon & Christina Moyer of Oak Harbor, WA, Brittany Adams of Covington, Logan & Jessica Adams of Ft. Bragg, NC, Cletus & Holly Francis of Piqua, Sara & Brian Lawson of Sidney; 14 great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Olivia, Keelin, Zoey, Eva, Austin, Allison, Madison, Mckenzie, Caiden, Kendale, Logan, Carter, & Cadence; brother, Arthur Q. Adams of Vandalia; 4 sisters, Eileen Hollis of SD, Gladys Klotz of Centerville, Virginia Moyer of FL & Joan Denman of Vandalia; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral service 10:30 A.M. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Covington. Interment Highland Cemetery, Covington. The family will receive friends from 4-8 P.M. Thursday at the church. If desired, contributions may be made to the Covington Rescue Squad.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.stockerfraley.com.