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Derek J. Adams

Derek J. Adams

February 18, 1966 - May 10, 2019
Michigan | Age 53


ADAMS, Derek J. passed away on Friday, May 10th surrounded by his family. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend. Derek was a talented musician who entertained many with his amazing guitar skills. Playing in his longtime band, Radioactive, was one of his greatest joys, and his bandmates were like family to him. Derek also enjoyed playing with his dog, watching sports and horror movies, and making others laugh.
Derek is survived by his wife of 25 years, Patricia (Forkin), his son, Reed, and daughter, Kirsten, and his loving parents, Herb and Shirley Adams. He was predeceased by his brother, Mark. He is also survived by his rescue dog Row Z, along with many extended family and friends. Visitation Thursday 3-9pm at Wujek~Calcaterra & Sons, 36900 Schoenherr Road at Metro Parkway(16 Mile), Sterling Heights, MI 48312. Eulogy Service Friday 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Please share memories with the family at their Online Guestbook at

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