Stephen J. “Steve” Adams, 56, of Marblehead, passed away at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 28, 1964 in Port Clinton, the son of James and Margaret (Ludrowsky) Adams. He graduated from Danbury High School in 1983 where he excelled in football and track. He was the State High Jump Champ and played football for Michigan State. He was First Team All Ohio in Football and 1982 Ohio Mr. Football. He was a member of The Danbury Athletic Hall of Fame and a member of the TAAC Athletic League Hall of Fame. He married Nikki Johnson on Aug. 11, 1989 and she survives. Stephen was a manager at Ventura in Sandusky. He was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Marblehead where he was a Lecter. His family was his life and he enjoyed boating, hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his wife: Nikki; children: Brooke Adams of Avon, Benjamin (Caitlynn) Adams of Avon Lake, Brianna Adams of Cincinnati; grandson: Phoenix Adams; siblings: Pamela Ramsey of Bowling Green, Mary Lou (James) Rinaldo of Marblehead, Daniel (Susan) Adams of Marblehead. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Philip Adams and sister: Debra Eichelberger.
Visitation were held Thursday, Jan. 28, and Friday, Jan. 29, at Neidecker, Crosser & Priesman Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Peninsula Chapel, 7755 E. Harbor Rd., Lakeside-Marblehead. The Rosary was recited on Friday. A Funeral Mass was celebrated by Father James Brown on Saturday, Jan. 30, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 Barclay, St., Marblehead. Interment followed in St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Stephen Adams Athletic Memorial Fund c/o Marblehead Bank. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.neideckercrosserpriesman.com.