David Samuel Adams, 73, of Raymond passed away at 3:26 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at his residence. He was born on April 3, 1944 in Franklin, Pennsylvania, the son of Richard S. and Virginia (Jewell) Adams. He married Donna G. Griffin on January 22, 1966 in Haughton, Louisiana and she preceded him in death on November 3, 2014. Mr. Adams worked previously as a maintenance man at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. In his free time, he enjoyed golfing and driving his red sports car. He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his grandchildren.


He is survived by his son: Richard S. Adams (Dawna) of Hurricane, West Virginia; daughter: Rhonda Kay Pruitt (Rex) of Taylorville; mother: Virginia Adams of Polk, Pennsylvania; grandchildren: Nicole Adams, David Adams, Zachary Adams, Amanda Adams, Olivia Pruitt, and Rexton Pruitt; sisters: Mary Lou Buckley (Neil) of Polk, Pennsylvania, and Marty Stahl (Sam) of Titusville, Pennsylvania. He was preceded in death by his father, wife, and brother: Paul Adams.


Mr. Adams will be cremated and no services are planned at this time. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of David, or condolences to the family, may be shared online at

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