William Charles Adamets, 82, of Midland, passed away on January 21, 2019 at Brittany Manor of Midland. He was born on July 7, 1936 to the late Joseph and Frances (Hill) Adamets.
William worked at Dow Chemical Company for 32 years retiring in 1987. He enjoyed hunting, and adored his grandchildren. He relished spending time in his shop sharing life lessons disguised as small engine repair. William will be remembered as an advisor, father, counselor, friend who helped so many through their tough times and challenges with his deep wisdom and patience.
William is survived by his children, Jim (Karen) Adamets of Auburn MI, Janelle (Howard) Merillat of Midland MI, Marna Kay Adamets of Port Austin MI, Jodee (Jeff) Shields of Bloomington IL, step children, Teresa and Rick, and special friend and caregiver Kevin Conrad, 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
William was predeceased by his beloved Nancy (Woodard) Adamets, sister Joan Spurr, brother Ron (Sonny) Adamets, adopted son Michael, and step son Bill Zimmer.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Brittany Manor for going above and beyond to ensure Dad was kept comfortable. The amount of care and respect they showed was a blessing during the time that he was there.
A Memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family in Williams name.