Harold Ellis Adams, 81, was born in Kentucky
Harold "Hap" Ellis Adams, 81, formerly of Osgood, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at St. Andrews Health Campus in Batesville.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Neal's Funeral Home in Osgood with calling from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. until service time Thursday. Burial will be at Center Christian Church Cemetery in Mays.
Mr. Adams was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and had worked for Neal's Ford Agency of Osgood and at Jefferson Proving Grounds as a heavy equipment mechanic. He was a member of New Testament Christian Church of Osgood, Indianapolis Valley of the Scottish Rite, Osgood Masonic Lodge and Osgood American Legion. He was a former NRA member.
Born December 5, 1931, in Campbellsburg, Kentucky, Mr. Adams was the son of Francis and Mattie Myrtle Burnett Adams. He married Carolyn Sue Davis January 29, 1956. She preceded him in death September 15, 2006.
Survivors include sons, Jeffrey D. (Kathleen) Adams of Columbus, Roger W. (Tammy) Adams of North Vernon and James D. (Christine) Adams of Osgood; daughters, Carolyn Lorri (Robert) Carpenter of Osgood and Kristi D. (Robert) Lyall of Bear, Delaware; a brother, John Owen Adams of Crestwood, Kentucky; sisters, Martha Joyce Louden of Shelbyville, Kentucky and Wilma Louise Skinner of Greenfield; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home, 306 S. Walnut St., Osgood, IN 47037, to New Testament Christian Church, the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer's Association.