James G. “Griz” Adams, 81, of Butler passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. He was born in Butler, on November 12, 1939 to the late James N. Adams and Virginia Kuminkoski. James was employed with PennDOT and retired after almost 20 years of service. He enjoyed playing bingo and savoring life, he especially cherished the company of his family and friends. James was the father of Steven (Laurie) Adams, Dave Adams, Sheri (Scott) McMaster, James (Kelly) Kerr, Debra (Phil) Geibel, Susan (James) Black, and Linda Kerr; brother of Arlene Kuminkoski. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. James was preceded in death by his beloved wife Evelyn (Puskar) Adams who passed away in 2020 after 45 years of marriage, and his beloved grandson Bryan Kerr- Barnhart. Arrangements will be held privately through the SPENCER D. GEBIEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 140 NEW CASTLE RD, BUTLER, PA 16001, WWW.SPENCERDGEIBEL.COM.