|Birth: ||Sep. 20, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 2008|
Brant Keat Adams passed away at his home, surrounded by his wife & children, on November 7, 2008. He was 87 years old. He was born in Washington, Utah, on September 20, 1921, to Claude Jordan Adams and Myrtle Tullis Adams. He was the oldest of five children.
Brant worked on his father's farm and herded cattle from the day he could sit on a horse. He enjoyed playing baseball in his younger years. Brant was a World War II veteran. He served from 1942-1945 in the United States Army. During that time he was stationed in Scotland, France, Luxemburg, Belgium, Germany and Austria. His battles and campaigns included Normandy, Southern France and Germany. His Decorations and Citations include-The American Theatre Ribbon, 3 Bronze Campaign Stars, Victory Ribbon and European African Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon.
Brant married his sweetheart, Elva Wright, on April 4, 1946, in Hurricane Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the St. George LDS Temple on October 15, 1965. Brant and Elva were married for 62 years. He was her sweetheart and she was his angel.
Brant owned and operated his own farm and also finished cement. He was an extremely hard worker and was a perfectionist at his professions. Brant was a horse enthusiast his entire life. He loved his horses and was well known for the tender loving care that he gave to them. Brant also loved hunting with his sons and grandsons. He was an expert shot. He would joke around, holding up his legendary 30-30 and say, "This is why there ain't no deer in the hills!" The Spectrum News honored him with a special article about his successful 2007 Elk Hunt. In his retirement Brant and Elva enjoyed road trips up and down Highway 89. His greatest treasures were his wife, children and grandchildren. He freely expressed his love and admiration for them. Brant had an amazing memory and was a wonderful story teller. He was a life long resident of Washington City. Brant and Elva were recently presented with the "Feels Like Home" award, in conjunction with Cotton Days 2008. Brant loved his country and was extremely grateful for the educational leaders in Washington City that are teaching the youth respect and gratitude for the men and women who serve and have served in the United States Military. Brant Keat Adams was a good and descent man who saw wrong and tried to make it right. His quiet acts of service and kindness were not publicized, but many people were the recipients of them.
Brant is survived by his wife, Elva; their eight children, Randy Adams (June Anne) of Las Vegas, Nevada, Vicky Wiley (Don) of Washington, Utah, Jack Adams (Donna) of Washington, Utah, Kelly Adams (Wendy) of St. George, Utah, Peggy Pectol (Kelle) of Washington, Utah, Lori Black, of Washington, Utah, Carolyn Carter (David) of Cedar City, Utah, Trisha Jolley (Scott) of Washington, Utah; 32 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren. Brant was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Blaine Adams; his sister, Bonnie Milne; two grandchildren, Clint Adams & Kassie Lee; and three great grandchildren, Holden Buh, Carter McNabb, and Jerym Lee.
The Family would like to give special thanks to the medical professionals at the Veterans Administration Clinic and to Hospice Alliance for the wonderful care and concern they provided to Brant.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 15, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at the Washington City Main Street LDS Chapel. Interment will take place in the Washington City Cemetery.
Claude Jordan Adams (1894 - 1977)
Myrtle Tullis Adams (1901 - 1958)
Brant Kelly Adams (1951 - 2016)*
Brant Keat Adams (1921 - 2008)
Bonieta Adams Milne (1927 - 1985)*
Washington City Cemetery
Maintained by: R Wright
Originally Created by: Max Turpin
Record added: Nov 21, 2008
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