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James Richard Adgate

September 10, 1921 — January 6, 2012

James R. "Dick" Adgate, 90, a well-known florist from Warren passed away 5:30 PM Friday Jan.6, 2012 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness. He was born Sept.10, 1921 in Salina, Kansas the son of the late David U. and Agnes (Cunningham) Adgate. A lifetime Warren area resident, Dick was a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and a US Coast Guard veteran of WW II. July 29, 1944, he married Betty L. (Shaver) and in 1956 they co-founded Dick Adgate Florist which at one time had seven locations in Ohio and Florida. He was a well-respected businessman and was still working when his health would allow him. He was a member of the Warren Rotary Club, the Exchange Club, and was active with FTD and the Ohio State Florist Association. He was a longtime member of the Howland Community Church where he served as deacon and Elder. Dick enjoyed tennis, golf, fishing, and loved dancing with his wife. He was preceded in death by Betty April 17, 2006 after 61 years of marriage, by 2 brothers William and Herbert, a sister Katherine McFall, and by a daughter-in-law Susan Adgate. He will be deeply missed by his children Jean M, Friend and husband Ronald of Champion, William "Bill" Adgate and wife Peggi of Tampa, FL, David R. Adgate of Ft. Myers, FL, 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, a brother Charles "Chuck" Adgate and wife Helen of Howland and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday Jan. 10, 2012 at Roberts-Clark Chapel where friends will be received from 7-9 Monday and from 10 AM until service time Tuesday. Interment will be in Crown Hill Burial Park.

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