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1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Ricky “Chops” L. Adams

10/12/1998 — 04/22/2019

Ricky L. Adams smiling for a photo with friends in the background

Ricky “Chops” L. Adams, age 20, passed away April 22, 2019 at LakeWest Medical Center in Willoughby. He was born October 12, 1998 in Painesville, Ohio.

Ricky worked in construction in fencing. He loved watching his father’s race team at Painesville Speedway “Adams # 07”. He enjoyed spending time with his family and his friends who were mostly like his brothers.

Ricky was the loving son of Richard Adams and the late Laura Marie Carlozzi; brother of Dylan and Tyler Adams; stepson of Janelle Roland; grandson of Janet Covert; dearest nephew of Jeff Cook; cousin of Brianna Adams and Scott Bodi; boyfriend of Kelli Cromwell; close friend and mentor Angelo Scimenes; and a large group of family and friends that stretches from his roots in Ohio, all the way to Florida.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 AM Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at Victory Lane Assembly of God, 7550 Bellflower Rd., Mentor.

A Memorial Service will follow at 11 AM at the church.

Rick will be dearly missed.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.

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7 Replies to “Ricky “Chops” L. Adams”

  1. Rick you will be missed by all of us ,I wish things would of been different for you but sometimes GOD takes angels for different reasons that people don’t understand like me.ricky you will always bey hero no matter what R I P and watch down on us and your family love you izzy


  2. My dearest condolences I’m so sorry how heartbreaking he was a hero and the child he helped will always remember Fly Hi Ricky you earned your wings before now Go tell it on the mountain over the hills and every where go tell it on the mountain that Jesus Christ is King God bless your family


  3. Lee & Becky Omanski April 27, 2019 at 2:20 pm

    My heart is filled with sadness knowing yet another Adam’s family member has passed. You were always a sweet person from the time you were just a little guy all the way into adulthood, that’s just who you were. I hope any pain you had is gone and you’re in the arms of your mom, your Aunt Tammy & your Grandma Nancy. Rest in peace “Chops” you will forever be missed in the hearts of many….XOXO


  4. Alyssa iannuzzi April 27, 2019 at 6:57 pm

    Ricky was an amazing person. May god let him rest easy


  5. Chris Scharlott- Hickok April 28, 2019 at 3:13 am

    Rick and Brianna, I am so sorry for the loss of your son and cousin ( brother). I haven’t seen little Ricky since he was about 3 years old. I am proud of him for protecting the 5 yr old boy. He was way too young . Keep your heads up, ADAMS STRONG!


  6. Rebecca Campbell April 28, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    Condolences for Ricky and his family. I didn’t know him but saw his story reported. I want his family to know he will always be a hero to me. I was so proud of his actions in protecting that boy. I am also so sad to hear of Ricky’s passing. Godspeed and God Bless!


  7. My condolences to his family.fly high


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