James Beaumont “Beau” Adams

James Beaumont “Beau” Adams, 49, of New Palestine, passed away April 28, 2017. He was born October 13, 1967 in Greenfield, to Ronald Adams and Georgia Bundy-Petrarca.

After completing his education, James worked as a carpenter for the Union and served as the Vice President of the Carpenter’s Local 758, recently changed to the Local 103. He was a Delegate in national affairs for the Carpenter’s Union and was known affectionately as “Beau” by his union brothers. He was a Past Worshipful Master of “Wayne Guthrie’s Masonic Lodge 753”in Indianapolis and also a drummer in the Shriners Highlanders. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and lived life to the fullest; enjoying each and every moment he shared with his family and friends.

James is survived by his father, Ronald Adams and stepmother, Tamey (Frey) Adams; mother, Georgia Bundy-Petrarca and stepfather, Charles Petrarca; brothers, Ronald R. Adams, Brett W. Adams; as well as two stepbrothers, Casey T. Wills and Koby G. Wills.

Services for James will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, with visitation from 3 to 5 p.m., prior to service at Hendryx Mortuary – Cumberland Chapel, 11636 East Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46229. A celebration of life will follow at the Round The Corner Pub’s Annex Building, 19 S Bittner Rd, New Palestine, IN 46163.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in James’ name to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are being handled by Hendryx Mortuaries. Online condolences may be directed to hendryxmortuary.com or the Hendryx Mortuaries’ Facebook page.