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James Adams Jr.
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James “Jimmy” Adams Jr., died peacefully at the age of 60. James was born on September 22, 1957 in Columbus, Ohio to the late James Sr. and Ruth Adams. He graduated from Linden McKinley High School. James dedicated 30 years of employment to the Ohio Department of Corrections where he retired. He was also a part-time school bus driver for many years. James was accomplished at home remodeling and landscaping. He loved traveling, music and dancing.
Preceded in death by his parents, James Sr. and Ruth Adams of Columbus, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife, Vanessa Adams; children, Joi Adams, Tricia Adams, Latasha Adams, Alekia Backner and Brittany Tolliver; siblings, Gordon (Cheryl) Adams, Steven Adams, Carolene Adams, and Mae (Keith) McCauley; 8 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.


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Visitation

Monday

11

Jun

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Diehl-Whittaker Funeral/Cremation Services

720 East Long Street
Columbus, OH 43203

Funeral Service

Monday

11

Jun

7:00 PM
Diehl-Whittaker Funeral/Cremation Services

720 East Long Street
Columbus, OH 43203

Graveside Committal Service

Tuesday

12

Jun

11:30 AM
Kingwood Memorial Park

8230 Columbus Pike
Lewis Center, OH 43035

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