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Sgt Roger LeeRoy Adams, Jr

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Sgt Roger LeeRoy Adams, Jr

Sgt. Roger L. Adams Jr. 36, of Jacksonville, N.C.; assigned to the 120th Combined Arms Battalion, North Carolina National Guard, Wilmington, N.C.; died from wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle June 29 in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt. 1st Class Edward C. Kramer, Sgt. Juan C. Baldeosingh and Spc. Robert L. Bittiker. Roger was a member of Half Moon Volunteer Fire Department where he served as a firefighter/EMT. He was also North Carolina Fire Fighter 1 and 2 certified. He had served with the Western Carteret Fire/EMS and Coastal Ambulance Service. Roger served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 13 years and then in the National Guard. In the past he worked with Hatteras Yachts. A funeral service was held at Jacksonville High School Sunday, July 12, 2009, at 1 p.m. with Chaplain Mike Koonce officiating. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Adams; four sons, Tyler, Samuel, Maxwell and Baylee, all of the home; parents, Roger L. Adams Sr. of Greenfield, Mass., and Linda Deome of Kentucky; brothers, Allen Weeks and Eddie Weeks, both of Kentucky; and sisters, Cheryl Adams and Brandy Massey, both of Kentucky. The family will received friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2009, at Johnson Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Flowers are accepted or memorials can be made to rogeradamsfund.com. Arrangements are by Johnson Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Published in Jacksonville Daily News from July 4 to July 7, 2009.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 2 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38983967
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Roger LeeRoy Adams, Jr (12 Jul 1972–29 Jun 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38983967, citing Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .