SAN DIEGO - Adam G. Kettering, 31, formerly of Greenville, Pa., passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness Saturday morning, July 6, 2013, in Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego.
Adam was born July 13, 1981, in Youngstown, the son of George E. and Debra R. Ingram Kettering.
He was a 2000 graduate of Reynolds High School and was a 2006 graduate of the Pennsylvania Culinary Institute Le Cordon Bleu, Pittsburgh.
Adam was currently employed as the executive chef of the Offshore Tavern, San Diego, and had previously worked as an executive chef in Santa Cruz, Calif., and Las Vegas.
He was of the Protestant faith, was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan, enjoyed creating techno dance music and deeply loved his dogs, Kojac and Clara.
Adam is survived by his parents of Greenville, Pa.; a sister, Katelyn (Andrew) Struthers of Jackson Center, Pa.; his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Ingram of Brookfield; and his only nephew, Jordan Struthers.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, William Ingram; and his paternal grandparents, Glenn and Dora Kettering.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 366 S. Main St., Greenville, where funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Jodie Smith officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Strayhaven Animal Shelter, 94 Donation Road, Greenville, PA 16125.
Visitors may sign the online guestbook and view a video tribute at www.loutzenhiser-jordanfuneralhome.com