Jerry Wayne Adams

April 20, 1955May 5, 2019

Jerry Wayne Adams, 64 of Terre Haute passed away on May 5th, 2018 at Signature Healthcare after a brief battle with cancer. He was born April 20th, 1955 in Terre Haute to Joseph “Pants” Adams and Doris Lawson Adams.

He was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother, his brother and sister-in-law Jim and Marsha Adams, nephew Robert Adams, niece Kristyn Adkins, great-nephew Bryson Adkins, great-nieces Collins Adams and Kynze Adkins, close cousins Pamela Lawson, John “Tom” Lawson and his wife Teresa and several other cousins.

Jerry attended Maple Avenue Elementary School, Otter Creek Junior High School and was a 1974 graduate of Terre Haute North High School. He was employed at Hulman and Company and Modern Aluminum Casting Company retiring in 2001. He enjoyed going to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Terre Haute Action Track and attending Indianapolis Checkers Ice hockey games. He loved watching satellite TV and old movies with Abbott and Costello being his favorite.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Roselawn Funeral Home. Services will follow at 3:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Larry Lilly officiating. Jerry will be laid to rest in Roselawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 705 Putnam Street, Terre Haute, IN 47802


  • American Cancer Society


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 8, 2019
  • Funeral Ceremony Wednesday, May 8, 2019


Jerry Wayne Adams

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