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Obituary for Robert L. Adams

Adams, Robert L.


Robert Lee Adams, age 82 of Delton passed away on January 6, 2020 at his home. Robert was born on July 16, 1937 the son of Robert D. and Walva Ulee (Jackson) Adams. Bob was a loyal employee of E.W. Bliss for twenty nine years, Kalamazoo Label where he retired in 2000, and he also worked at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station for ten years. An avid outdoorsman, Bob enjoyed hunting and trapping. He was a member of the Michigan Hunting Dog Federation and Michigan United Coon Hunters Association. Bob was active in coon dog breeding, publishing many articles on the subject and breeding award winning dogs. He was a member of the Delton Independents, a modified softball league in Delton for many years. Bob loved visiting his favorite place up north, the cabin he owned in the UP affectionately known as the “Rendezvous.” Bob is survived by his sons: Rob G. Adams, Chris (Kathy) Adams, and Jody Adams; grandchildren: Isabella, Becki, Mary, Christopher, Ellie, and Samantha; great grandchildren: Ryan, Jane, and Macy, brother: Wayne (Joan) Adams; and several nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his parents. Bob’s family will receive friends on Friday, January 10, 2020, 4:00 to 5:00 PM at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home where his funeral service will be conducted at 5:00 PM, Pastor Jeff Worden officiating. Private burial will take place in East Hickory Corners Cemetery. Memorial contributions to American Cancer Society will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Bob’s family.