VICTORIA, Texas — Orville V. Adams, formerly of Ellinwood, died Aug. 1, 2013.
He was born Oct. 7, 1920 at Potwin to Anthony and Delitha (Long) Adams. He was preceded in death by his parents, six sisters and nine brothers. He was preceded in death by his wife Lucille (Testorff) in 2003.
Orville and Lucille lived in Ellinwood where Lucille worked at Wood Haven Nursing Home. Orville volunteered there when needed.
Orville was a mechanic and farmer, working on all types of engines. He also worked for Massey Ferguson and Venture Corporation as the shop foreman before retiring.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Yates Center.
Great Bend Tribune (Kan.) Tribune Aug. 4, 2014