LISBON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Vance Adams, 77, passed away peacefully at Salem Regional Medical Center, Salem, Ohio, early Sunday morning, September 10, 2023.

He was born December 6, 1945, in Salem Ohio, the son of the late Charles Adams and Maxine Neal Adams.

First with his parents and later his bride and son, Vance made his home in Lisbon, Ohio, throughout his lifetime.

Vance graduated from David Anderson High School of Lisbon in 1963.

Vance was baptized August 9, 1968, as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and became loved for his service in the Lisbon Congregation, both in his public ministry and as an elder. 

Vance always loved Chrysler products, especially the famed Hemi motors. 

He was known in the Lisbon community for the past 44 years as the owner of Frontiers Unlimited, an outdoor gear store. 

Vance’s memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 24 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lisbon Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 38195 Hunters Camp Road, Lisbon, Ohio. 

Anyone who cannot attend the memorial service in person may view the service via the internet by calling 585-755-4173, you may receive the Zoom link.

Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc. Share memories and send condolences by visiting

A television tribute will air Wednesday, September 13 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.