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Kenneth L Adams
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Cattaraugus- NY- Kenneth L. Adams, 74, of Young’s Road, Cattaraugus, Town of Leon, passed away Saturday (October 21, 2017) at Home after an extended illness, with his family by his side. He was born March 14, 1943 in Salamanca, NY, the son of the late Burton and Leona (Liskow) Adams. Ken attended Little Valley Central School and graduated in 1961 from Randolph Central School. He was the current owner and operator of Ken Adams Dairy Farm in Cattaraugus, where he had worked and lived for 53 years, he was also recently retired as co-owner of Adams Lumber Company in Cattaraugus, where he worked with his brothers and nephews. Ken attended the East Randolph United Methodist Church and was a member of the former St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Little Valley. His greatest passion was attending his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events at RCS, where he cheered quietly and patiently. Family was very important to Ken, he will be remembered for the love he had for his wife, children and grandchildren. He enjoyed hosting pig roasts for his family and friends at his large farm house. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Catherine E. Loomis Adams, whom he married on June 1, 1963, Four Children; Robin (Mike) Maycock, Karin (Russ) Erdmann and Steven (Jennifer) Adams all of Randolph and Kristin (Kyle) Krchniak of Lockport, four brothers; Ronald (Loretta) Adams, Dennis (Ann) Adams all of Randolph, Donald (Ella Mae) Adams, Robert (Rene) Adams all of Cattaraugus. Ken’s proudest achievement was his 15 grandchildren; Kaitlin (Bob) Kroening, Chris Erdmann, Kassandra (Sean) Barrett, Mike (Catie) Maycock, Marah Maycock, Mitchell Maycock, Mckenna Maycock, Joan Adams, Maverick Adams, Eve Adams, Kathryn Krchniak, Kourtney Krchniak, Kaidon Krchniak, Kenneth P. Adams and Kendra Adams. Ken was preceded by his father Burton in 1979, his mother Leona in 2011, his son Kenneth C. Adams on June 29, 2010 and an infant brother; Burton Ronald Adams in 1938. The family will receive relatives and friends from 3:30 – 7:00 P.M. Tuesday (October 24, 2017) in the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church Street, Randolph. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday in the East Randolph United Methodist Church. Pastor Rev. Rodney Mileham will officiate. Burial will follow in the East Randolph Cemetery. To send a condolence log onto Memorials if desired may be to the East Randolph United Methodist Church, 122 Church Street, East Randolph, NY 14772 or to a charity of choice.

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