James Herbert Adams passed away October 9, 2012 at the age of 89. He was born on November 19, 1922 on a farm outside of Cooperstown, Ill. The only child of Dwight and Hallie Adams. He graduated from Mt. Sterling High School in Brown County Ill. Then served in the U.S. Navy Armed Guard during WWII. Honorably discharged, he then attended University of Illinois, graduating with an Engineering degree. He married Mary M. Veith and together they enjoyed 43 years of marriage until her passing in 1991. He retired from Boeing after a long carrier. He is survived by daughter and son, Jacquelyn and William, and Granddaughters Emerald and Autumn. Services will be held at Sunset Hills Memorial Park & Funeral Home (Chapel). 1215 - 145th place SE Bellevue, Wa. 98007 Friday Oct. 19th, 2012, at 1:30pm. Visitation: Thursday Oct. 18th 4-8pm (Chapel).