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 Henry Joseph “Joe” Adams, III

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Henry Joseph “Joe” Adams, III

  • Birth 21 Mar 1927 Pratt, Pratt County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 14 Jun 2012 Virginia, USA
  • Burial Belleville, Republic County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot 986
  • Memorial ID 92064406

Mr. Henry Joseph "Joe" Adams III passed away Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at the age of 85. Joe is survived by his wife, Joan Husum Adams of Fredericksburg; 3 daughters: Mary Hill & husband Stetson of Park Ridge, NJ, Martha Holswade & husband Robert of Dumont, NJ, Harriet Adams & fiancé Robert Wiseman of Brick, NJ; 2 sisters: Martha Toburen & husband Michael, Kay Hoefer; brother, Allen Fryer; 6 grandchildren; 5 step-children & many nieces & nephews.

Joe was born March 21, 1927, in Pratt, KS, to Henry Joseph II & Cleda Mae Pace Adams. He served in the U.S. Navy during WW II. He graduated from Kansas State University & was a devoted alumni member his entire life.

He worked for ABC (American Broadcasting Company) in New York, during which time he was involved in such projects as a Unit Manager for the Olympics, Wide World of Sports, Live Aid & many others. He was significantly involved in broadcasting for numerous space shuttle missions including Mesa, CA & NASA Houston.

He had a great love for the small town atmosphere & southern hospitality that Fredericksburg had to offer. He was very well known in the community & had many cherished friendships.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 wives, Norma & Louise & a son, Mark Sinclair.

Funeral services for Joe Adams will be 2 PM, Monday, June 18th, in St. Mary's Catholic Church, with Deacon Patrick Klein officiating. Graveside services will take place at a later date in Belleville, KS. The family will greet friends 5-7 PM, Sunday, June 17th, in Fredericksburg Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Kansas State University, Hill Country Memorial Hospital, Gillespie County Fair & Festivals Asc., or the charity of one's choice.
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  • Maintained by: KsCityKim
  • Originally Created by: Shelby Bozeman
  • Added: 17 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92064406
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Joseph “Joe” Adams, III (21 Mar 1927–14 Jun 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92064406, citing Belleville Cemetery, Belleville, Republic County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by KsCityKim (contributor 47766275) .