Scott W. Adams, 50, of Germantown Hills, IL, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021 due to an accident at Caterpillar Mapleton Foundry. He was born on April 25, 1971, in Peoria, IL, to William L. and Dorothy F. (Garber) Adams. He married Jennifer S. Medley on September 7, 1996 in Metamora, IL.
Surviving are his wife, Jennifer of Germantown Hills; son, Isaac Adams of Germantown Hills; parents, Bill and Dorothy of Metamora; siblings, Beth Adams of Metamora, Michelle (William) Highberger of Bettendorf, IA, Karen (Jeremy) Mischler of Metamora, and Amy (Mark) Young of Germantown Hills; and several nieces and nephews.
Scott graduated from Metamora Township High School in 1989 and Illinois Central College in 1991 with an Associates Degree in Applied Science (Electronics Technology). Prior to joining the five year apprenticeship program through IBEW, he attended Bradley University. He became an electric journeyman, receiving his 25 year pin earlier this year. Scott worked as an electrician for Schaefer Electric for 27 years.
Scott was a Ford guy and loved restoring Ford trucks. He was a 4-H leader and a 4-H Shooting Sports instructor for Archery. Scott also enjoyed reading and doing house projects. He was a “Jack of all Trades” and was good at anything and everything he did. He was a “go to man” for many others when they called and needed help with something. Scott was a generous man who would stop and help others at the drop of a hat.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Mason Funeral Home Germantown Hills Chapel with Reverend Kevin Sauder officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Monday, January 3, 2022 and also one hour prior to his service on Tuesday both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Metamora. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Isaac W. Adams Education Fund, c/o Goodfield State Bank, 800 West Mt. Vernon Street, Metamora, IL 61548. Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.