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Robert James Adams

September 4, 1941 — December 8, 2020


Robert “Bob” James Adams

Robert “Bob” James Adams, age 79, of Carlisle, and formerly of Hancock, NY, passed away at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center on Tuesday, December 8, 2020.  Bob was born on Thursday, September 4, 1941, in Hancock, NY to Marion Inez (Davis) Adams and the late Charles Alphonso Adams.

Bob’s survivors include his wife of almost 47 years, Nancy Alice (Eby) Adams; his mother, Marion Inez (Davis) Adams of Huntingdon Beach, CA; his three children: Jeffrey “Jeff” Adams and wife Denise of Panama City, FL, Scott Adams, Stacy Trujillo and husband Juan of Chandler, AZ; his two stepchildren:  Jeffrey “Jeff” Dale Weary of Dallas, TX, Terri Knoch of Carlisle, PA; his eight grandchildren and 14 step-grandchildren; his five siblings: Thomas “Tom” Adams and wife Joyce of Bainbridge, NY, Gary Adams and wife Darlene of Spearfish, SD, Timothy “Tim” Adams and wife Kathy of Corona, CA, Susan “Susie” Adams of Huntingdon Beach, CA, Karen Housewright of Rialto, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

Bob’s family will be celebrating his life privately.  Cremation was private.

Bob’s family has entrusted his care to Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421.  Read Bob’s full obituary, view his memorial photo, offer condolences and sympathy, share stories and memories, upload photographs and videos, light a candle and sign his official guest book by visiting

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