Ai Watson Adams, 70, of Port Matilda, died Thursday, November 24, 2022, at Greenwood Village, Lewistown.
Born April 25, 1952, in Lock Haven, he was the son of the late A. Watson and Margaret Rickard Adams. On June 16, 1979 he married Rita Russell, who survives.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three brothers, Timothy, Michael and Patrick; a brother in-law, Jay Russell and his wife, Cynthia; several nieces and nephews. Ai is also survived by his faithful companion, a Labrador Retriever, Ziva.
He was a 1970 graduate of Jersey Shore High School. Ai received an Associate's degree from the Williamsport Community College in Architectural Drafting. He also attended Penn State University.
Ai retired after 31 years of service as an Inspector and Estimator for the Office of Physical Plant, Commonwealth Services for Penn State University.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Centre County PAWS, 1401 Trout Road, State College, PA 16801, to the State College Food Bank, 1321 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801, to the Juniata Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, 9 Taylor Drive, Reedsville, PA 17084, or to Ducks Unlimited, https://www.ducks.org.
Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com.