William H. “Bill” Adams, Jr.
William H. “Bill” Adams, Jr., age 65, died Sunday, October 2, 2011 at the Meade District Hospital.
He was born July 2, 1946 at Liberal, KS, the son of William Henry and Verna Ruth (Trefethen) Adams.
He was a 1965 graduate of Plains High School. He owned and operated Bill’s Engine Service for over 30 years. He had worked as a mechanic for Fairmont Foods of Dodge City and West Plains John Deere of Plains. He had also drove truck for Martin Trucking and was a former bus driver for the Liberal Bee Jays baseball team. He was a member of the Lions Club, the Jaycees and Southwestern Heights Booster Club all of Plains.
On August 9, 1974, he married Margaret “Ruth” Bizzell at Forgan, OK. She survives.
Other survivors include: 3 Daughters: Ann Swank and husband Justin of Plains, KS, Heather Encinias and husband Pat of Liberal, KS, Amber Adams and Herbie Metcalf of Guymon, OK; 2 Brothers: Samuel Woltje and wife Carolyn of Baldwin City, KS, Don Adams of Kismet, KS; 1 Sister: Blanche Todroff and husband Jim of El Dorado, KS; 7 Grandchildren: Jake and Dalton Amerin, Kye Younker, Tucker Swank, Nate DelValle, Cheyan Woods and Crista Chrisenberry.
He was preceded in death his Parents, an infant Brother Larry Woltje and Parents-in-law Austin and Marge Bizzell.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am Thursday, October 6th at Plains Christian Church, Plains, KS with Pastors Rich O’Toole and Dan Biernacki presiding. Burial will follow at Plains Cemetery.
Visitation will be 9 am – 8 pm Wednesday with the family present to greet friends from 6 – 8 pm at Brenneman Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions to Bill Adams Memorial Fund in care of Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com