James C. "Jim" Adams, 82, of the Chicagoland area and Sarasota, Fla., died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009.
Mr. Adams was born in Lewisburg. He was a proud veteran of the Marines who spent his entire career working in the moving industry with All Chicagoland Movers and United Van Lines. He was also active in the Kiwanis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Ellen Vaughn Adams, and sister, Isabel Martin.
He is survived by his children, James M. (Gloria) Adams, Carol (John) Bieda, Jerome M. (Claudia) Adams, and Richard A. Adams; sisters, Frances Hickam and Lucille Moore; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Dec. 12, at Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory in South Elgin, Ill., followed by a private cremation.
Memorial donations may be made to the Kiwanis or the American Heart Association.