Adon Taylor Wills was born o February 21,1912 to Harry and Iva Wills of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Adon was an only child.
Adon attended West Chester High School. The high school yearbook describes Adon:
Adon is one of those persons who keep the class running along cheerily. At noon, he walks into study-hall, tosses his brief-case onto a convenient seat, and makes the best use of his time in study; his smile and good nature keep him in our thoughts. He will go into the business field.
Adon graduated high school in 1930, then attended the Eckels College of Embalming in Philadelphia, graduating in 1933. Adon became a State Licensed Funeral Director and obtained employment in Coatesville at a funeral home. He became very active in community service. He was a past president of the West Chester Home Cluster Group, the oldest social and literary society in West Chester, which was active from 1877 through 1959.