John Marvin Adams, born September 20, 1943 to Ralph and Jessie Staten, passed away November 8, 2022. Loving husband of Marilyn Adams, cherished father of Julie (Dan) Howlett, Pam (Roch) Olberding, and Tammy Staten, dear step father of Clarence Perry and Rhonda Perry, adored grandfather of Holly, Devin, Adam, Chloe, Jagger, and Timmy, beloved great-grandfather of Lexi, Lisa, Gage, Simon, Levi, and dear brother of Bobby Staten, Rita McGee, and the late Ralph, Eddie, and Donnie Staten. John was raised and grew up in Reading, Ohio. He was a man of faith and loved listening to southern gospel and reading the Bible. He was a History buff, enjoyed photography, riding his motorcycle, and most of all he loved his family. The family of John will be receiving friends for a visitation at Shorten and Ryan Funeral. Home - 400 Reading Rd., Mason, OH 45040 on Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, with a service to follow beginning at 4:00 PM.