Funeral services are scheduled for today (Wednesday Oct 9) at 1 pm at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home in Schererville for former Lake County Assessor Hank Adams, who passed away Sunday. Adams, 77, who had been battling cancer for over a year, resigned his post last week due to health reasons. Adams was the first Republican to hold countywide office in Lake County in over fifty years. Prior to being elected county assessor, Adams also served as St. John Township assessor and Schererville town councilman. A native of Tennessee, Adams became a longtime businessman in Lake County, as the owner of Adams Village TV in Gary and Barelli's Furniture on State Street in Hammond.