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Jesse Dallas Adams Jr.

February 12, 1956 ~ May 9, 2020 (age 64)

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Jesse D. Adams, 64, of the Lake Geneva area died unexpectedly on Saturday May 9th, 2020.

Born Jesse Dallas Adams Jr. to the late Jesse and Joyce (Nichols) Adams Sr. on February 12th, 1956 in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Jesse was a member of the graduating class of 1974 from Elkhorn High School in Elkhorn Wisconsin.  After High School Jesse joined the Army from 1974 till 1978.

After Jesse's time in the service he became a Master Plumber and shared his talent in the trade as a mentor to younger plumbers.  Jesse was an avid outdoorsman and was most known as "Grizz".  Jesse had a strong passion for sports and in his down time enjoyed a a good book. Jesse was a man of integrity and was always displaying a BIG OLE GRIN.  He enjoyed the time that he spent with his three children and having grandchildren around brought a renewed glow and gave him so much life.

Jesse is survived by 3 children: Jill (Abdul) Harriel of South Beloit, Illinois; Joleen (Joaquin Arizola) Adams of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin; and Jesse Dallas Adams III of Lake Geneva.  11 grandchildren: Armani, Aziyah, Detrice, McKenna, Saraji, Azlana, Kemp, Cuame, Dante, Xavier, and Quintin, along with 2 brothers: Timothy (Cathy) Adams and John (Vonda) Adams all survive Jesse.

Private Family services will be held at a later date.

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