Ottawa — Kenneth Ray Adams, 86, of Ottawa died May 23, 2014 at the Meadows at Putnam Acres, Ottawa.  He was born December 13, 1927 in Rimer to the late Burl and Velma (Davis) Adams.  On May 29, 1952 he married Betty Lou Laux and she died February 12, 1989.  On February 1, 1991 he married Frances Downing and she survives.
Kenneth was a laborer at New Idea Implement, Rockford and had also been a farmer.  He was a member of the Pandora United Methodist Church, the Moose and Eagles Clubs in Celina.  He was an avid Cleveland Indians and Browns fan and was a Rockford High School graduate.
Survivors also include two sons Ron (Darlene) Adams and Michael (Kimberley) Adams both of Celina; a step daughter Kathy Ramey of Indianapolis, Indiana; three step sons Steven (Sue Campbell) Basinger of Ottawa, Darrin (Jayme) Basinger of Harpster, Terry (Rena) Basinger of Marysville; four grandsons Douglas (Sharee Werling) Adams, Eric Adams, Brayton Adams, Brecken Adams; seven step grandchildren Nick Ramey, Phillip Ramey, Rachel Ramey, Cody Basinger, Kate Basinger, Karlee Basinger, Lynzie Basinger; a great-granddaughter Emma Adams; two step great-granddaughters Sadie and Catie Ramey; two brothers John Adams of Rockford, Bob Adams of Mendon; and a sister-in-law Mary Lou Adams of Mendon.
He was preceded in death by a brother William Adams and two sisters Elnore Jenkins and Ann Townsend.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.  Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Bluffton.  Visitation will be Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.  
Memorial contributions may be made to Putnam County Hospice or Pandora United Methodist Church.
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