Matthew C. Adams
Matthew C. Adams
  • September 18, 1983 - May 12, 2012
  • Chillicothe, Illinois

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Matthew C. Adams

Chillicothe, IL

Matthew “Matt” Clay Adams, 28, of Chillicothe, passed away at 3:00 am on Saturday, May 12, 2012 in Chillicothe.

 He was born on September 18, 1983 in Peoria to Randy J. and Brenda Rae (Cook) Adams. He was preceded in death by his mother, Brenda, both of his grandfathers and two uncles.

 He is survived by his father, Randy of Chillicothe, his grandmothers, Marie Adams of Chillicothe and Martha Cook of Carbon hill, AL, several aunts and uncles and numerous cousins.

 Matt was a graduate of IVC High School and received his degree in Crime Scene Technology from I.C.C. He worked as a dispatcher and crime scene technician for the Chillicothe Police department for over 7 years. Matt was a high school wrestling star and coached Jr. Wrestling, as well as played on many Peoria Area Softball Teams.

 A visitation will be on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 5 to 8 pm at Davison-Fulton-Anderson Chapel in Chillicothe. A funeral will be on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 11:00 am at the chapel, with Chaplain Ray Harrison officiating. Burial will follow the service at Chillicothe City Cemetery.

 Memorials may be made to Rescue 33 in Chillicothe, Helping Hands Retail or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Please visit Matt’s story at