Stephen 'SPA' Adams


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Posted Online: Nov. 30, 2012, 5:17 pm
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Services for Stephen "SPA" P. Adams, 64, Davenport, are 1 p.m. Tuesday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Burial is at Fairmount Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. Monday.
He died Nov. 29, 2012.
He was born July 21, 1948, in Davenport, to Allyn and Dorris Adams. He was a Marine Corps veteran. He married Polly Blake in 1984. She died in 2009.
Surviving are his son, Christopher (Rhonda) Adams, Davenport; grandsons, Brett and Shawn Hankemiere; mother, Davenport; brothers, Gary, Davenport, David, Blue Grass.












 



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