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“Gone, but, not forgotten. Rest in peace, my friend. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: David Musacchio - Bear, DE

“Bill will definitely be missed by many. All of his loved ones can be assured that his presence among left us with many positive memories and made...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Ronald Boyd - Elkton, MD - friend

“Dear Clare and familyI am sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Ann Hornbarger Preston - Elkton, MD

“To the Dear McAdams Family, My heart grieves for your loss....and although I haven't seen Billy for several years, I am reminded of our fond and...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Terry Mooney Sypolt Perkins - MD

McAdams, Flood & Rodgers kids - around 1970.  Bill is middle row, 2nd from right. “So sorry to hear about Bill's sudden passing. We will keep Bill and his family in our prayers. - John & Melissa Rodgers ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Johnny Rodgers - Carmel, IN

“My heart is aching for Billy's family and for a world that has one less really good guy in it. My prayers and thoughts are with you. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Toni Pennington - Absecon, NJ

“So very sorry for your loss. Remember a lot of great pool parties that Bill was a part of. He will be missed. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Turnbull - Drexel Hil, PA

“Pat, Mac and family - I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. love to all, Marie Rodgers ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Marie Rodgers - Dreel Hill, PA

“Dear family You are in our thought and prayers. Our hearts are with you. May Bill rest in peace with the LORD. Pat and Hugh we grieve with you and...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Nell & Ed flood - New holland, PA

“Billy was one of my best friends and co-workers. He was a very kind and loyal friend and will be greatly missed by the entire Potts family. Our...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Steve Potts - West Grove, PA

“Just wanted the family to know that Bill and I are keeping you in our prayers and thoughts. Bill Brady and kathy ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Bill Brady and Kathy - friend

“I am sorry to hear about Bill's passing. Please accept my Condolences. I will keep him and his family in my prayers. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Ursula Adams - North East, MD

“To the Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Billy and I were friends in high school and he will never be forgotten. God Bless, David Strohmaier ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: David Strohmaier - Friend

“Sorry to hear of your loss! Although we haven't seen Billy and Clair in years we have fond memories of their teen years at Good Shepherd ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Paul and Dottie Bickel - Colors, MD

William J. "Bill" McAdams, age 53, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. Bill was born May 4, 1960 in Ridley Park, PA to Hugh, Jr. and Patricia Ann McAdams.

Bill was a 1978 graduate of Rising Sun High School and earned his Associates Degree from Del Tech. He worked in the construction industry for 30 years where he was a job superintendent.

Bill enjoyed boating and fishing, and was a skilled sailor. He spent many years as the Cougars football videographer, taping every game. Bill was a huge Eagles fan which means he was frequently disappointed. What he enjoyed most was sharing a beer, some stories and making memories with his family and friends, who will miss him dearly.

He is survived by his wife, Clare; daughter Sarah of Joppa, MD; sons Matthew of Elkton, MD, and Benjamin of Baltimore, MD; parents Hugh, Jr. and Patricia of Port Deposit, MD; brother Hugh, III, and wife Barbara, of Rising Sun, MD; and sisters Joyce Kopatch of Rising Sun, MD, and Pam Butkewitz and husband Mark of Calvert, MD.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11AM on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church, 828 Aiken Ave., Perryville, MD 21903. Friends and family may visit 30 minutes prior to service.