Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
Complete Obituary
Clayton Adams
  Clayton V. Adams, 90, Mendon, died Dec. 11, 2010, at his home.
He was born Oct. 19, 1920, in Spencerville to John Q. and Rachel Rider Adams. On Nov. 26, 1942, he married Mary Helen Snavely, who died July 23, 2007.
Surviving is a son, Dennis (Debra) Adams, Lake Mary, Fla.; a daughter, Cheryl (Mike) Boley, Corinth, Miss.; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Also deceased is a daughter, Dianna Sue Jilek; six brothers, Otis, Ora, Lloyd, Jim, Vernon and Layton Adams; and four sisters, Hazel Howell, Opal Adams, Edith Brodbeck and Alda Sherman.
He worked at Sheehan Pipeline of Joliet, Ill., Neon Products Inc. in Lima and retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in St. Marys. He was a former mayor of Mendon and served on the town council. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II where he served in the European Theatre with the 11th Armored Division and fought during the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium. He was a life member of the Spencerville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6772 and was a member of the former Mendon Masonic Lodge. He also attended Spencerville High School.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Mendon, the Rev. David Howell officiating. Burial with graveside military rites by the Spencerville VFW will be at Mendon Cemetery.
Calling is 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Mendon United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be left at dick.hellwarth@verizon.net.
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