Obituary of Leon Adams
Phelps, Leon W. Adams age 76 passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday November 1, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital. He was a lifetime resident of the Town of Phelps and had been a farmer his entire life.
A memorial service will be held on Monday November 6, 2017 11am at the United Church of Phelps, 58 Main Street Phelps, with Rev. Adrian Tierson officiating.
It is requested that in lieu of flowers memorial donations be made to the Oaks Corners Fire Dept. PO Box 54 Oaks Corners, NY 14518 or the Phelps Fire Dept. PO Box 81 Phelps, Ny 14532 or a charity of your choice.
Leon was born on November 14, 1940, in Clifton Springs, NY the son of the late Arthur W. and Mildred (Tiffany) Adams. He graduated from Phelps High School in 1958.
Leon was a Director/Agent for the Ontario Yates Insurance Company for many years and had been President of the Board of Directors. He was a Town of Phelps Councilman. Leon was also a member of the Classic Car Club of America and enjoyed driving his Packard Phaeton.
He is survived by his wife Martha, sons Scott and James (Mary Lou); daughters Mary (Rory) Jones and Luci (Brian) Hawker; grandchildren Anthony Jones, Alexandra (Ryan) Johnson, Jared (Brittany) Dickenson and Mallory McKelvey; Great-grandchildren Savannah and Tanner Dickenson; step-daughter Tami (Rick) Jones and step-son Bill Jensen; sisters Marcia Scherbyn and Barbara (Al) Edwards, sisters in law Wilma Adams and Theresa Baker. He was predeceased by his parents and brothers Paul and Gary.
Funeral arrangements have been made with the Cheney Funeral Home 70 MaIn Street Phelps.
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