Jeffrey E. Adams, 60, of Monticello, formerly of Iowa City, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Monticello after a long illness.
Jeff was born Oct. 24, 1958, in Iowa City, the son of Robert and Shirley (Moore Wiggs) Adams. He graduated from Iowa City High with the Class of 1975 and served as a cook in the Navy. He attended Longview Community College in Kansas City, Mo., in the culinary school and worked as a chef in the Kansas City area for a number of years. He returned to Iowa and lived life on his own terms, taking on odd jobs as the need arose. Jeff loved his Harley-Davidsons, NASCAR racing, the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Jeff is survived by a daughter, Brandi Li (Kenny) Carmer of Denver, Colo.; three grandchildren, Sean, Johnny and Nick; siblings, Mike Adams of Solon, Dan (Diana) Hall of Muscatine, Kevin (Cary) Hall of Rio, Ill., Tim Adams of Texas, Ruth (Charles) Alewine of Elgin, Texas, Angi (Steve Kick) Wiggs of Tiffin and Kim (James) Bartels of North Liberty; numerous nieces and nephews; and one uncle, Roy (Sharon) Adams of Iowa City.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Information available at www.kramerfuneral.com.