Obituary: Victor R. Adams Sr.


May 07, 1958 – September 03, 2020

information provided by Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home

Victor R. Adams Sr., age 62 of Lansing, IL, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2020. He is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years: Brenda (nee Riggans) Adams; six children: Flirtacia Riggans, Victor R. Adams Jr., John Q. Adams, Victoria Adams, Veronica Adams, and Cornelius (LaDonna) Adams Sr. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren: Ariana, Joslin, Deanna, Donte, Joshua, Deangelo, Devine, Malik, Kobe, Maya, Jeremiah, Kaleal, and Cornelius Jr.; great grandson: Julian; brothers: Sammy Adams, Osei Adams, and John Quincy Adams; sister: Elise Sanford; and closest friend Tony (Ernestine) Strickland.

Victor was preceded in death by his parents: John Q. Adams and Ruby M. (nee Steel); and brother: Conway, Quincy, and Cornelius.

Friends may visit at Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Rd., Lansing, IL on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Public visitation begins at 4:00 pm – 8:00 PM.

Victor was a crane operator for a steel company. He served in the US Marine Corps; he was a certified ASE Technician and loved working on cars. He was a Chicago Bears and Bulls fan.