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Harry Dean Adams

  • Birth 6 Sep 1929 Lewis, Edwards County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 4 Apr 2014 Fort Dodge, Ford County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, Specifically: Private inurnment at a later date
  • Memorial ID 127524315

MEADE – Harry Dean Adams, age 84, died Friday afternoon, April 4, 2014, at the Kansas Soldiers Home, Ft. Dodge, Kansas.

He was born September 6, 1929, at Lewis, Kansas, the son of Harry and Pearl (Dugger) Adams. He received his high school education at Lewis, graduating from Lewis High School. After his graduation, he served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Upon his discharge, he attended Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas.

On December 24, 1959, he married Lois Duncan at Miami, Oklahoma. After their marriage, the couple moved to Meade, Kansas, in 1960, where he served for twenty-eight years as the County Engineer for Meade County. During his tenure, he served, not only as, the engineer for Meade County, but seven years for both Meade and Gray Counties, and five years for both Meade and Clark Counties. From 1975 until 1982, he and Lois owned and operated the Adams Agri-Center in Meade. In 1994, he retired from his civil service to Meade County.

He was a member of the Untied Methodist Church, Methodist Men, and the American Legion, serving as past commander, all of Meade.

He is survived by: A son Chris Coe and wife Jackie of Castleton, Kansas; A daughter Kathie Brown and husband Mike of Meade, Kansas; A brother Eugene Adams and wife Vickie of El Dorado, Kansas; Two nephews, David and Steven Adams; Five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, Tony Brown and wife Marilyn, their children Wyatt and Whitney Brown, Aaron Brown and daughter Kelly Brown, Monica Ross and husband Chip , their daughters Madison and Cameron Ross, Jennifer Coe, Lauri Ericson and husband Tom, their children Trey and Kaija Ericson.

He is preceded in death by his wife Lois on March 15, 2013 and a niece Judy Adams.

Celebration of life services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the United Methodist Church, Meade, with the Reverend Diana Stewart presiding. Private family inurnment will take place at a later date.

The family would welcome memorials to the Kansas Soldiers Home or the United Methodist Church in care of Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade.

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  • Added: 6 Apr 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127524315
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Dean Adams (6 Sep 1929–4 Apr 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127524315, ; Maintained by c.MUTT.a (contributor 46969541) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown, who reports a Private inurnment at a later date.