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Ronald C. Adams

August 9, 1928 — November 1, 2005

Ronald C. Adams, 77, of Moline, died Tuesday, November 1, 2005, at Bettendorf Health Care Center.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at First United Presbyterian Church, Moline, where he was a member. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline. Burial is at National Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made to the church.

Ronald Clarence Adams was born August 9, 1928, in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of Virgil and Edna (McLaughlin) Adams. He married Darlene Heirbrandt on March 12, 1952, in Rock Island. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He worked on the line for 29 years at Case IH, East Moline.

Ronald was an avid racing fan, especially of dirt track racing. He enjoyed NASCAR and was a huge Bill Elliott fan. He enjoyed his family and was a good provider. Later in life, he enjoyed watching his grandchildren playing sports activities.

Ronald is survived by his wife, Darlene; three daughters, Maureen and Russell Hines, Rhonda Cornell, and Sherry Adams, all of Moline; a son and his wife, Jeffrey and Christine Adams of Coal Valley; ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a sister, Sharon Begyn of Milan.

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