A Mass and Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gridley for John “Chuck” Adams, 66 of Gridley. Chuck passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 17, 1946 in Gridley California, to John and Carmelita Adams.
Chuck was a life long resident of Gridley, having farmed all his life; he was an avid hunter, fisherman and horseman. He was very devoted to his family, he currently served as President of Board of Directors of Red Top Rice Growers and President of Biggs West Gridley water district, and he was past Vice President of Farmers Rice Co-op and formerly served on many other boards. He served in the US Army First Air Calvary during Vietnam and was highly decorated. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
He is preceded in death by his father John Adams and one brother William James Adams.
He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Kathryn Adams, of Gridley, three daughters: Amie Adams (Justin) Mills, of Gridley, Amber Adams (Robert) Ponciano, of Gridley, and April Adams (Bryan) Young, of Gridley. His mother Carmelita Adams, of Gridley, five grandchildren, Haylee, Brier, Amanda Margaret, Zane Charles, Cash Joseph. Two sisters, Jane (Lee) Ramage, of Eagle Pt., Oregon, Joan (Ernest) Casillas, of Gridley, mother-in-law Margaret Kuil, of Gridley, brother-in-law Stan (Kathleen) Kuil, of Wisconsin, sister-in-law, Karen (Paul) Clark, of Alberta Canada. Nieces and nephews, Eric, Marty, Tricia Cullen, Paul and Tim Casillas, John and Lisha Adams, Kim and Curt Kuil, and numerous great nieces and nephews.
Father Avram Brown from the Sacred Heart Catholic Church will be officiating the Service.
Contributions to a favorite charity of choice are suggested by the family.
Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley Block Funeral Chapel.