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Ralph Willson Adams
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1916
Death: May 26, 1987

He died at the Robert Packer Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of the area. He graduated from Wyalusing High School in 1935. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theatre from 1944 until his discharge in 1946 after being wounded in action. Mr. Adams was a life member of the VFW No. 7378, East Smithfield. He was a social member of the VFW Post 1536, Sayre. He was a life member and Seam Squirrel of the Military Order of the Cooties, Pup Tent No. 85, Sayre, National Amvets No. 261, Last Man's Club, Sayre and Dads of Foreign Service, Sayre. He was a former 14th District Commander, VFW; former commander of Bradford County Council VFW, former executive board member of the Bradford County Democratic Committee, formerly active in the Voice of Democracy contest, formerly Justice of the Peace for Smithfield Township and member of the Elks No. 1148 of Sayre. He helped to organize and serve as fire chief for 20 years of the East Smithfield Fire Department. Mr. Adams was employed as a machinist at the Ingersoll-Rand in Athens for 32 years. On March 9, 1940 he married Nathalie Mitchell. Also surviving were a daughter Ms. Deborah Titus of East Smithfield, two sons, Greg of Milan and Gary of Tunkhannock; eight grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Marion Mitchell of East Smithfield; brothers, Bob of Towanda, Carlos of Ulster, Donald of Sayre, John of Ulster and James of Tunkhannock. nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. He was preceded in death by a sister, Gertrude Amidon in 1978. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jay Hurlbirt Adams (1892 - 1961)
  Cecile M Willson Adams (1896 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  Gregory R Adams (1947 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ralph Willson Adams (1916 - 1987)
  Carlos G Adams (1921 - 2015)*
  John Richard Adams (1932 - 2005)*
  John Richard Adams (1933 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bradford County Memorial Park
Towanda
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: RobMinteer57
Record added: Oct 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99110510
Ralph Willson Adams
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