Nov. 20, 1930-Sept. 25, 2004
COLLEGE PLACE - William "Bill" Adams, 73, of College Place, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004, at his son's home in Boise.
Friends may call at Mountain View Funeral Chapel until 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday for viewing and visitation. The funeral will be 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 1, at the Village Seventh-day Adventist Church in College Place with graveside service and burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Adams was born Nov. 25, 1930, at Hitchcock, Okla., to Victor and Rachel Haffner Adams. His family moved to Washington State in 1946 and he attended Walla Walla Valley Academy and Walla Walla College.
In 1950, he married Nieta Rae Pflugrad at Lewiston, Idaho.
He worked in logging in the Long Creek area until 1960, when the family moved to Pendleton, where he worked at Harris Pine Mills for 18 years. In 1973, they moved to College Place where he was employed at Walla Walla College for some 18 years in the transportation department and college rental properties.
He was a member of the Village Seventh-day Adventist Church that he loved and was involved in many church activities.
It was said he was always thinking about ways to be helpful to others, both in his church family and the community at large. It was said to be his daily desire to be a witness for his Savior.
Survivors include his wife, Nieta, at home; a son, Duane Adams, and daughter-in-law, Linda, of Boise; a daughter, Diane Adams of San Diego, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Mountain Television or Rogers Adventist School Building Fund in care of Mountain View Funeral Chapel, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla, WA 99362.