Ron Adams, 80, of Richardson, passed away on March 19, 2011 in Garland, Texas. Ron and his twin brother, Don, were born in Barberton, Ohio on 01/21/31. Ron attended Barberton High School and graduated in 1948. Ron spent 20 years in the U.S. Navy and retired as a Master Chief in illustration and graphic arts. He had tours of duty at the Navy Language School, Pearl Harbor, Cubi Point in the Philippines, Glenview Naval Air Station in Chicago, San Diego Sonar School, and was on the Admiral's staff in Yokosuka, Japan & Norfolk, VA. Upon retirement he went to work for Texas Instruments in the Technical Publications Department. He loved to work in his garage and always had a project going. He earned many ribbons from the State Fair of Texas for his woodworking. He loved to play golf, swim, travel, and spend time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary; his son Bruce Adams of Plano; his daughter Karen Adams and her husband James Young of Allen; and 2 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Memorial services will be at 11am on Friday, March 25, 2011, at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Plano, TX.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to The Alzheimer's Foundation.
Arrangements under the direction of Ted Dickey Funeral Home, Plano, TX.