Adam M. Spittler
Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home Forreston - Forreston
203 S. 3rd Street
Forreston, IL 61030
Adam M. Spittler

Born: May 26, 1993; Rockford

Died: May 21, 2021; Adeline

ADELINE – Adam Michael Spittler, 27, of Adeline, IL passed away Friday, May 21, 2021 in his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born May 26, 1993 in Rockford, IL to Gary and Robin (Prentice) Spittler. Adam was a truck driver for Buckshot Ridge Farms & Excavating. Adam was a 2013 graduate of Forreston High School, andstudied auto mechanics at Whiteside Area Career Center. Adam was actively involved in FFA and participated in many activities, but restoring tractors was his favorite. In 2012, his tractor restoration team made it to compete at the National Convention in Indianapolis, IN. Adam played football and baseball. Adam began playing baritone, and tuba in junior high, and later learned how to play the guitar. His love for music was a saving grace through the tough times.

Adam was a blessing from the time he was born; his parents had been patiently awaiting a second child. Through his life, he blessed many others with his presence. He was friends with everyone, and never held a grudge. He could often be found working on people?s vehicles and lending a hand to anyone in need of help. Adam had many hobbies, he had a special love for trucks, motorcycles, semis and tractors. He loved snowmobiling, tractor pulling, fishing, and hanging out with his friends. Adam served on the board of directors for the Silver Creek Museum, and The Antique Engine Club in Freeport, IL.

Adam was diagnosed with Stage 4 testicular cancer in July 2020. He battled every day to beat cancer, enduring brain surgery, several rounds of chemotherapy, radiation and other procedures. Adam and his family were very hopeful that he would be cured and able to stay on earth, but the Lord had other plans.

Adam is survived by his parents, Gary and Robin Spittler of Adeline, IL; two sisters, Danialla (Justin Mills) Schreiber of Forreston, IL and Michelle Spittler of Freeport, IL; brother, Noah Spittler of Adeline, IL; grandfather, Harry B. Prentice; nieces and nephews, Mackenzie, Dyllan, and Jaxson; uncle, Harry (Linda) Prentice; and aunt, Rhonda (Jeremy DeBord) Prentice.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Francis and Janet Spittler; and maternal grandmothe,r Rita Prentice.

There will be a visitation Friday May 28, 2021 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Leaf River Baptist Church. A visitation will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Leaf River Baptist Church, with Pastor Billy Hardy officiating. Burial will be in North Grove Evangelical Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Adam's memory.

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Published by Ogle County News on Jun. 4, 2021.
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I would like to Express my deepest condolences to Adam's family. May GOD Bless you and be with you during this difficult time. Remember the good times.
Ruth Yeoman
May 26, 2021