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Ted D. Adams

November 13, 1954 - June 20, 2018

Service Date: June 24, 2018

Ted D. Adams, 63, of Troy, Illinois, born Saturday, November 13, 1954, in Van Buren, MO, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Ted was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He was a service manager at Dobbs Tire and Auto in Swansea, Illinois for many years. He was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Belleville and Teamsters Local 50, PAWV, Caseyville, Illinois.

He loved working on and fixing anything mechanical, gardening, a cold beer, arguing politics, and especially spending time with family and friends. He loved helping others and never expected anything in return. He was an organ donor and is still helping others, even now. Ted was blessed with a wonderful soul mate and best friend, Mary, a great family and lifetime friends; especially Buddy Tauchert and Bill and Willa Simmons.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: General and Blanche nee Suitak, Adams
  • 3 Brothers:
    • Bruce Adams
    • Robert Adams
    • David Adams
  • 1 Niece: Jessica Adams
  • 4 Brothers-in-Law:
    • George Snyder
    • Charles Snyder
    • Donald Overby
    • LeRoy Lindsey

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Mary M. nee Snyder, Adams of Troy, IL
  • 3 Daughters:
    • Mindy (William) Hamann of Troy, IL
    • Lindy (Paul) Guiliacci of Marine, IL
    • Sarah (Edward) Williams of Staunton, IL
  • 3 Brothers:
    • Steve (Maria) Adams of Elgin, IL
    • Edward (Betty) Adams of Caseyville, IL
    • Ethan Adams of Belleville, IL
  • 3 Sisters:
    • Vivian Adams of Belleville, IL
    • Sheena Mappes of Belleville, IL
    • Beth Adams of Belleville, IL
  • 8 Grandchildren
    • Chelsea (Cole Jenkins) Brendel
    • Canon Guiliacci
    • Austin Guiliacci
    • Faith Guiliacci
    • Carly Brendel
    • Rose Hamann
    • Marie Williams
    • Michael Williams
  • Great-Grandson: Ethan Canada
  • 2 Special Cousins:
    • Cheryl (John) Braddy
    • Benny (Linda) Snyder
  • 2 Sisters-in-Law:
    • Patricia Snyder
    • Diane Lindsey

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made the family, in care of Mary Adams.

Visitation: Visitation from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 5:00 pm, Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Father Kenneth York officiating. Private family interment.