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PFC Steadmon Jim Adams, Jr

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PFC Steadmon Jim Adams, Jr

  • Birth 1 Mar 1946 Fair Bluff, Columbus County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 15 Mar 1966 Quang Ngai, Quang Ngai, Vietnam
  • Burial Fair Bluff, Columbus County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot Adams
  • Memorial ID 17174790

PFC Steadmon Adams Jr, Vietnam Veteran, He was a Native of Cerro Gordo NC.

PFC Steadmon Adams Jr was a member of the Army Selective Service and a Draftee, PFC Adams served our country until March 15th, 1966 in South Vietnam. He was 20 years old and was not married. Steadmon died from small arms fire or grenade. PFC Adams is on panel 06E, line 009 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for less than a year.

The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Steadmon Adams Jr., who died in the service of his country on March 15th, 1966 in Darlac Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Small Arms Fire. At the time of his death Steadmon was 20 years of age. He was from Cerro Gordo, North Carolina. Steadmon is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 06E, Line 9.

In memory of our 35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Brother. Your service and sacrifice will always be remembered by those of us who proudly served with you. For any family or friends who may read this, we honor you for the sacrifice that you made with your terrible loss. In order to more fully honor our Brother we would love to hear from any Family, old friends, neighbors, schoolmates and teachers so that we might learn as much as possible about his life. We specifically would like to obtain a photo ( It matters not if it is High School, Military, or family – group photo's are OK) Please contact us if you knew him and let us know that our hero is still remembered. Dick Arnold and Doc Hall 35th Infantry Regiment (Cacti) Association www.cacti35th.org. You can reach Dick Arnold at 3611 Delmar Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46220 or phone(317) 251-2369 or Doc Hall at 1335 N. Broad St. Woodbury, NJ 08096

I AM PROUD TO SAY, HE'S MY GRANDPA. A HERO I NEVER MET. MY NAME IS SANDRA, WE NEVER GOT A CHANCE TOO MEET. I AM YOUR ONLY GRANDCHILD. I AM 25 YEARS OLD AND I HAVE TWO WONDERFUL CHILDREN NAMED DARIUS AGE 9, AND KOURTNEE AGE 1. I FOUND OUT WHEN I GOT OLDER THAT YOU PASSED WHILE SERVING IN THE ARMY. I THINK ABOUT YOU FOR MANY YEARS. I AM SO SORRY I CAN'T SEE YOU IN PERSON, BUT I KOWN YOU ARE WATCHING ME. YOU ARE ONE OF MY ANGELS, AND I LOVE YOU, SO DOES MY MOTHER. I WILL TELL MY KIDS WHAT A WAR HERO THEIR GREAT-GRANDFATHER WAS. I AM PROUD OF YOU, AND I AM PROUD TO BE YOUR GRANDCHILD. THANK YOU STEADMON ADAMS. THANK YOU. SANDRA GRAHAM, 1522 Heard Avenue, Auguta, GA 30904 RICHMOND.

His Father was Earlie "Dub" Adams born in Columbia SC, His Mother was Lizzie Savage, born in Hallsboro, NC. Daughter was Sandra D. Graham. Sister is Francine Jones, 6237 Cherrycrest Lane, Charlotte, N.C. Sister Ethel Livingston in Homer SC.

He served with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, "Cacti Forever", 25th Infantry Division, "Tropic Lightning", USARV. Adam's unit was in the "Battle of The Bloody Boot" in Darlac Province, South Vietnam.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), the Purple Heart for his combat wounds, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.


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  • Created by: Tom Reece
  • Added: 27 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17174790
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Steadmon Jim Adams, Jr (1 Mar 1946–15 Mar 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17174790, citing Hickory Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Fair Bluff, Columbus County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Tom Reece (contributor 46857744) .