Marvin H. Adams, 77, of Owensville, passed away Saturday, October 1, 2011, at River Oaks Health Campus.

He was born Dec. 28, 1933, in Lyles Station, the son of Marvin and Blanche (Hargrove) Adams.

Marv graduated from Princeton High School in 1951 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1955 and a Master of Science degree in 1962 from Indiana State College in Terre Haute.

He taught in Salem, Indiana, until he was drafted into the U.S. Army in August 1956. He worked in the biological laboratories at the Army Chemical Center, Maryland.

Upon his discharge from the army in August 1958, he joined the faculty of Owensville High School where he taught science, was assistant principal, football coach, and athletic director.

In 1974 he joined the faculty of the newly consolidated Gibson Southern High School where he taught biology until his retirement in 1994.

Marv is survived by his wife, Peggy; daughter, Pamela (Dennis) Pepper of Newburgh; son, Mark (Shawny) Adams of Fort Branch; granddaughter, Sarah Jane Pepper of Ancash, Peru; grandsons, Adam Pepper of Chicago, Logan and Cory Adams of Fort Branch and Henderson.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. at Decker Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville, Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 4-7 p.m.