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John Charles Adams

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John Charles Adams

AGE: 61 • North East

John Charles Adams, age 61, of North East, MD, passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2016 after his courageous fight with cancer. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA on May 25, 1955 to the late Jack Adams and Jean (Strausser) Adams.

John enjoyed camping, hunting and archery. He found great joy being in the mountains and woods, alone with nature and watching animals in their natural habitat. He was a 30 year member of the Rock Hollow Deer Camp, Centre County, PA. John also enjoyed playing guitar, NASCAR, golf, scrabble, and gardening. He loved listening to bluegrass music and attending bluegrass festivals. He also loved spending time with his family, close friends, and beagles.

John was a shipping supervisor at Wave Industries in Aberdeen, MD.

He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Ann Noel and her significant other Andy Smith of McSherrystown, PA; three grandchildren: Courtney, Kyle and Anna ; two sisters: Elizabeth Gwaltney and her husband, Jerry of North East, MD, and Valerie Adams of Folsom, CA; and a brother, Joseph Adams of Bear, DE.

A celebration of John's life will be held at 7PM on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen St., Rising Sun, MD 21911, where family and friends may visit beginning at 6PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "" and sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911. To send online condolences, please visit,
Published in The News Journal on Dec. 19, 2016
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