John Sylvan Adams, 73, a lifelong resident of Connersville, passed away Sunday evening, July 18, 2021 at Reid Health, Richmond.

He was born March 11, 1948, the elder of two children of Robert Sylvan and Annie Beatrice Whitfield Adams. He was a 1966 graduate of Connersville High School.

On September 26, 1970, John married Joyce Elaine Isaacs at First Baptist Church. Mrs. Adams survives.

He was employed for Hamilton Fixtures in Hamilton, Ohio, retiring in 2013 after eighteen years.

John was a member of the First Baptist Church of Connersville and the Eagles Lodge.

In his leisure, he was an avid fisherman. He also enjoyed being a NASCAR fan and attending various sporting events.

Survivors include his wife of fifty years, Joyce Elaine Adams; a daughter, Jennifer (Christopher) Lynn Quinn of Greenwood, Indiana; a son, Ryan John (Heather Weatherbee and daughter Hannah) Adams of Bloomington, Indiana; a sister, Bonnie (Phillip) Cooper of Connersville; nephews, Kevin (Lisa) Cooper and Rusty (Kristen) Cooper; nieces, Jessica (Jason) Morris and Lacey (Mark Woodard) Isaacs; nieces and nephews, Robert Mullins, Randy (Sarah) Mullins, Robin (Veronica) Mullins, and Amy (Aaron) Smith; and multiple great nieces and nephews. John is also survived by his devoted grandpups, Prince and Toby.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with Pastor Mal Gibson and Pastor Ron Russell officiating. Burial will be at Dale Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

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