Robert M. Adams, age 62, of Venango, PA, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017 after a 5-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Erie on November 1, 1955, he was the son of Norma Rogers Adams of Erie and the late Robert A. Adams.

Adams, Robert001Bob loved working outdoors on his property and enjoyed refurbishing equipment, especially Massey Ferguson tractors.?A dedicated and hardworking man, Bob owned and operated Trux Inc. of Wattsburg, PA?for?close to?40 years. He was well-liked and respected by his coworkers, clients, and the community. Loved by his family?and friends,?he always enjoyed gathering with them for any occasion.

Bob’s family includes his wife of 35 years, Peggy Adams; two daughters, Holly Adams of Waterford and Michelle Adams of Youngsville, PA; his mother, Norma Rogers Adams; a brother, David Adams of Bellingham, MA, and a sister, Leslie Adams of Erie; and many extended family members, friends, and coworkers?who meant so much to him.

The family would like to extend their deepest thanks to the community members of Wattsburg for all they have done to support him over the years.

The family will receive friends during memorial visiting hours held at Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Friday from 3 – 7 p.m. A memorial mass will be celebrated at Saint Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church in Cambridge Springs on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. David Poulson officiating. Private burial will be in Venango Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wattsburg Hose Co., 14415 Main Street, Wattsburg, PA 16442, or to Hope Team, c/o Western Regional Medical Center, 14200 West Celebrate Life Way, Goodyear, AZ 85338.