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Visitation:

Sunday, March 11, 2018
5:00 to 8:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Service:

Monday, March 12, 2018
11:00 am
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Disposition:

Laurel Hill Cemetery
Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Unionville, MO, formerly of Des Moines

William J. Adams, Sr. William J. Adams, Sr. “Bill”, age 74, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville, MO. Originally from the Des Moines area, Bill and his wife retired to Missouri.

Bill was born March 29, 1943, in Des Moines, Iowa, to James and Lorene “Polly” (Cunningham) Adams. He was a graduate of East High School, Class of ’61. Bill retired from MidAmerican Energy as a Gas Meter Technician after 28 years of service. He enjoyed playing his guitar and singing country music. His hobbies also included fishing and hunting.

Bill is survived by his wife of 26 years, Bonnie Adams; children, Billy Adams Jr., Michael (Susan) Adams, Scott (Shelly) Adams, Kelly Glass, Kevin (Tabetha) Glass and Kirk (Shannon) Glass; siblings, Beverly Tucker, Carol (John) Adams-Jones and Marcia (Dennis) Thomson; 14 grandchildren and 7 ½ great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Polly Adams; sister, Sharon Pickron; and his first wife, Sandra Adams.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 12th, also at Hamilton’s, and will conclude with burial at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in loving memory of Bill.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.