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Howard "Butch" W. Adams Iii

August 27, 1949 — October 22, 2022

Howard “Butch” W. Adams, III, of Joppa, Maryland passed away unexpectedly on October 22, 2022 at the age of 73. He was born on August 27, 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Howard Jr. and Elizabeth Adams.

Butch is survived by his girlfriend Sue and her family; siblings David (Joan), Cathy and Bryan (Karen), his stepmother Mildred as well as numerous nieces, nephews and grandnephews.

Butch was an avid supporter of the United States military and proudly served 6 years as a Munitions Specialist in the 135th Tactical Air Support Group of the Maryland Air National Guard. He joined the family automotive business as a teenager and was Vice President of Keene Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. Butch loved boating and spent countless hours in the waters surrounding Maryland and Florida.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation at or Gold Star Teen Adventures at

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