John Bennett Adams, 77, passed away peacefully on May 7, 2023 surrounded by his loving daughters and dear friends. He was born on February 26, 1946, in San Antonio, TX. John was preceded in death by his parents, Bennett R. And Frances L. Adams, his sister, Ginger Schaffner, and his dear wife of 43 years, Melinda Adams. He is survived by his daughters, Alison (Mike) and Lindsay, and granddaughters, Ella and Tresa.
John was a man of great intellect and wit, who will be remembered for his mischievous sense of humor and his kind heart.
John attended Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, OH. He served in the Navy during Vietnam before completing a degree in Management Information Systems from Christopher Newport College and bringing his talents as a computer wizard to companies including IBM, GE, and First Union. In his free time, John enjoyed flying kites, kayaking, building model trains, and completing crossword puzzles.
A celebration of John's life will be held on June 3, 2023, at Seaside Landing, 7265 Seashell Lane in Ocean Isle Beach, NC at 3 p.m..
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) in John's honor. While John may no longer be with us, his snark and stubbornness will remain in the hearts and minds of those who loved him.
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