Gary Adams Obituary

Gary Wayne Adams
Gary Wayne Adams

February 1, 1963 - October 2, 2015
Born in Springfield, Tennessee
Resided in Granite City, IL


Gary Wayne Adams, 52, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Friday, October 2, 2015 at Christian Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

He was born February 1, 1963 in Springfield, Tennessee.

He enjoyed working with electronics, fishing and gardening. He will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and friends.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Freda (Wallace) Tucker and Max Rorie of Granite City; his father and stepmother, Walter Lonnie Adams and Rita Carder of Hardin; a brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Tina Adams of Lincoln, Nebraska; a sister and brother-in-law, Charla and William Cahill of Lebanon, Tennessee; nine nieces and nephews; other extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Chris Tucker and a sister, Julie Tucker.

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. with Reverend Henry Crippen officiating.

Burial will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and may be accepted at the funeral home.

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Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
10:00 AM
Sunset Hill Memorial Estates
50 Fountain Drive
Glen Carbon, IL US 62034
Wednesday, October 7, 2015


American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75231
The American Heart Association's mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke. The association was founded in 1924 and today is the nation's largest national voluntary health agency devoted to defeating heart disease and stroke, which together claim about 950,000 lives each year and rank as our nation's No. 1 and No. 3 killers. To prevent, treat and ultimately defeat these diseases, the association funds research, creates and implements professional and public education programs focusing on improving emergency care and reducing risk factors, holds community service activities and engages in advocacy efforts to safeguard American's health.
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