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Gerald Calvin Adams

  • Birth 16 Oct 1949 Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, USA
  • Death 16 Sep 2013 Westcliffe, Custer County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, USA
  • Memorial ID 119288077

Gerald Calvin Adams, 63, of Westcliffe Colorado, died Monday, September 16, 2014 at his home. Gerald was born on October 16, 1949 in Brush Colorado to Henry Harold and Faye Elmira (Armstrong) Adams.

Gerald was raised and educated in Brush. After his education, he entered the US Army, serving in Vietnam. He earned the national Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Air Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry and Purple Heart. After his discharge, he lived in Colorado Springs, working in security.

On January 9, 1982, he married Dawn Peterson in Redvale Colorado.

Gerald worked alongside his father at Adams Well Works in Brush, which was established by his dad. He owned and operated Jerry's Pump Service in Brush. Him and his family moved to Westcliffe in 1992, following Dawn's retirement from the US Air Force.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Dawn; one daughter, Christine Adams of Westcliffe; two sons, Joe (Monique) Adams of Greeley and Don Adams of Thornton; three sisters, Margaret Jacoby of Windsor, Barbara Ferguson of Brush and Dorothy (Herb) Morhlang of Greeley; two brothers, Harold Jr. (Jane) Adams of Wiggins and Tom (Bonnie) Adams of Castle Rock; three grandchildren, Veronica Adams, Mikayla Adams and Alyssa Adams as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son, Craig Adams and a sister, Annette Frick.

Celebration of life will be at 9:00 am Monday, September 23, 2013 at Stoddard Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 2:00 pm Monday at Brush Memorial Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Shirley Utley Cressler
  • Added: 25 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 119288077
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gerald Calvin Adams (16 Oct 1949–16 Sep 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 119288077, citing Brush Memorial Cemetery, Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Utley Cressler (contributor 47356479) .