Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home

804 State Ave, Marysville, WA


James Dale ADAMS

January 29, 1954November 30, 2019

James D. (Jim) Adams 65, passed away November 30, 2019 at Providence Hospital in Everett, Washington. Jim was born in Witchita, Kansas on January 29, 1954.

Jim was preceded in death by his son, Chase R. Adams, mother Mildred Adams, father Eugene Adams, brother-in-law Ray Ribaud and aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents on both sides of his family. He is survived by his wife Ellene L. Adams and son Jaret J. Adams, sister Marcia Ribaud and brother Mike Adams. Jim was an uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews. Both his mother and fathers families originated from Oaklahoma state. Jims family moved to various states due to his fathers work for the Boeing Aeronautics company living in California, Louisiana and Washington where Jim met and married his wife of 40 years, Ellene and where both sons, Jaret and Chase, were born at Providence Hospital in Everett, Washington. Jim attended college and earned his CPA license. Jim, his brother, and father all worked for the Boeing company in Everett, Washington where Jim became a Lead in the company. Jim’s athletic career began in his early school years with basketball, football and was pitcher for his baseball team. He continued to play softball as a pitcher through college but eventually ended baseball thereafter. Jim had many friends during his lifetime and had had many adventures. He lived a full life and was very much loved and admired for who he was as an individual, friend and family member. Jim will be missed by so many. God bless him and keep him. A celebration of Jim’s Life will be held Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 at 12:00 Noon at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home, Marysville.


10 December

Funeral Service

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home

804 State Ave
Marysville, WA 98270


James Dale ADAMS

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