Richard "Dick" L. Adams

September 30, 1943 ~ August 29, 2021 (age 77) 77 Years Old


Richard L. “Dick” Adams, 77, of Peru passed away at 12:25 p.m., Sunday, August 29, 2021 at Dukes Memorial Hospital surrounded by family.

Born on September 30, 1943 in Warsaw, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary (Cook) Adams.

He was a 1961 Warsaw High School graduate.  Dick was also a U.S. Army veteran.

On September 21, 1984 he married Sandra Wilson, she survives.

He retired from Kroger’s Meat Department after 32 years.

Dick was a member of the First Church of Christ, American Legion, Moose, Eagles, Maennerchor and the Literary Aid where he loved playing pool on Tuesday’s with friends.  He was also an avid golfer.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy Adams of Peru, sons, Tim Adams (Laura) of Lagro, Todd Adams (Terri) of Wabash and Brian Adams (Lindsay) of Peru, daughters, Paula Freeland (Steve) of Tucson, Arizona, Stephanie Hatton (Jeremy Moore) of Peru and Stacey Henry (Jason) of Kokomo and brother in law and sister in law, Rick and Carol Wilson of Peru.  He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by 1 brother, 2 sisters and 1 grandchild

A Celebration of Life and Military Rites will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Literary Aid in Peru with Pastor Shane Capps officiating.  Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service. 

Dick’s online guestbook is available and condolences can be shared with the family at

Riverview Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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September 4, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Celebration of Life Service

Celebration of Life
September 4, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Celebration of Life Service


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