|Birth: ||Oct. 27, 1921|
|Death: ||Dec. 31, 2002|
Adams, Robert Thomas, PVT US Army WWII, Oct. 27, 1921 - Dec. 31, 2002. Purple Heart. Beloved husband, father & grandfather. Wanda D. Adams, Beloved Wife, mother & grandmother, Jan. 26, 1928 - Apr. 25, 2003.
Robert Thomas Adams was a son of Oscar Adams and Myrle Craghead. He was a grandson of Thomas Adams and Minnie Backer, and, Patrick N. Craghead and Julia A. Mattox. He was my 5th cousin once removed.
On Jun. 16, 1947 in Fulton, Callaway Co., Missouri, he married Wanda Dean Morts.
Obit - Jefferson City News-Tribune (MO) - January 3, 2003
Robert Thomas Adams
Robert Thomas Adams, 81, Shelbyville, Ill., formerly of Fulton, died Dec. 31, 2002, at his home.
He was born Oct. 27, 1921, in Fulton, a son of Oscar L. and Myrle Craighead Adams. He was married June 16, 1947, in Fulton, to Wanda Dean Morts, who survives in Shelbyville.
He owned and operated Adams Construction Company in Fulton for 25 years. He worked for LaCrosse Lumber in Fulton for 20 years as an estimator. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Fulton. He was a member of the VFW in Fulton and Shelbyville. He was an Army veteran of World War II, receiving the Purple Heart.
Other survivors include: one daughter, Devona Jo Eversole, Tower Hill, Ill.; three brothers, Richard Adams, Fulton, Kenneth Adams, Hartsburg and Odie Adams, Independence; and two grandsons.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Debo Funeral Home, Fulton. The Rev. Stephen Sowder will officiate. Burial will be in Callaway Memorial Gardens.
Wanda D Morts Adams (1928 - 2003)*
Callaway Memorial Gardens
Created by: Jo Herring
Record added: Sep 07, 2007
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