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Wayne R. Adams

May 9, 1955 ~ March 14, 2018 (age 62)

Wayne Ralph Adams, 62, of Pine Hollow Road, Everett, PA; passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital.  He was born on May 9, 1955 in Mt. Union, Pennsylvania; a son of the late Ralph G. and Theola M. (Manspeaker) Adams.  On July 31, 1974 in Zion Lutheran Church, Everett; he married Denice D. (Goodrich) Adams.

Along with his wife of forty-three years, he is survived by daughter Megan R. married to John Selby; brother Marc L. Adams married to Roxie; brothers-in-law Steve Goodrich, Randy Goodrich married to Sharon, Bradley Goodrich and Karen, Craig Goodrich married to Tammy, John Foor married to Sandy and Wayne Calhoun married to Sheila; sister-in-law Julia Hillenbrand; grandsons Chase L. Selby and Ryder A. Selby and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law Raymond Hillenbrand and father and mother-in-law: Dale and Mary Lou Goodrich.

Wayne was a graduate of Everett Area High School Class of 1973. He was employed as a welder for New Enterprise Stone and Lime until his retirement in 2017.

He was a member of The Shepherd’s Chapel as well as an NRA member and the Sons of the American Legion Everett Post #8.

"Wayne would like to be remembered as he was to all of his family and friends"

His final gift in life was an organ donor.

Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home Inc., 299 Raystown Road Everett, PA 15537.

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If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Wayne to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202. or VHL at NORD Center For Rare Diseases, Department 5430, P.O. Box 4110, Woburn, Maine, 01888. 

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