|Birth: ||May 1, 1924|
|Death: ||Sep. 25, 1999|
Services for James Paul Adams, 75, of Logansport, will be
held at 10a.m. Tuesday in Kroeger Funeral Home.
He died at 11:12 a.m. Saturday, Sept.25,1999, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.
Born May 1,1924,in Whitefish,Mont., he was the son of Lester C. and Alice Pauline Shreve Adams. On June 19,1948, in Logansport, he was married to Annabel le "Anne" Smith, who survives.
Mr. Adams retired in 1970 as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. He served in the U.S. Navy for six years during World War II, and then in the U.S. Army for 18 years during the Korean
War and Vietnam War, receiving the following awards and decorations: Bronze Medal (Vietnam), six Good Conduct Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal,European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Army
Occupation (Germany) Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal.
Over the years, he was active in the following Masonic bodies: Past Master, Tipton Lodge 33 F.&A.M.; Orient Lodge 272 F.&A.M.; member, Advisory Council & Past Chapter Dad, Logansport Demolay; member,Murat Shrine; member, Logansport Shrine Club; member, Logansport Shrine Club Third Wheel Patrol; member, Super Excellent Masters; Past High Priest, Logan Chapter 2 R.A.M.; Past III. Master, Logansport Council
11 C.M.; Past Commander, St. John Commandery 24, K.T.; member, Council of Annointed High Priests; member, Indiana
Council of Trice III. Masters; member, Indiana Past Commanders Association K.T.; member, Fort Wayne Scottish Rite; past president,Cass County Scottish Rite Club; holder of Knights of the York Cross of Honor; member,Robert A. Woods Priory 62; member, Indiana Priory 8; member, Lafayette-Preceptory 3 Yeoman of York; member, Kokomo Chapter 104 R.A.M.; member, Kokomo Council 60 C.M.; member, Kokomo Commandery 36 K.T.; member, Fidelity Chapter 58 Order of , Eastern Star; member, Apperson Council 307 Allied Masonic Degrees; member, Sagamore Valley 133 York Rile College; and Illustrious Master of the Year-Group 4 1996.
A member of the Ebenezer Methodist Church in Macy, he enjoyed fishing, television, his computer, reading and motorcycles.
Also surviving are four sons and two daughters-in-law, James L. Adams, Portsmouth, Va., Alan L. Adams, Nashville,Tenn., Robert S. and Faye Adams, Martinez,Ga., and Paul R. and Lisa Adams, Hardeeville, S.C.; a daughter; Alice A.Mow ,Rochester; a sister, Alice Juanita Brew, Costa Mesa, Calif.; 11 grandchildren, Lori, T.J.,Jennifer, James, David, Donald, Robert,Delorea, Justin, Troy and Rachel; three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews;and two cats, Monkee and Shadoe.
One brother, William R. Adams, preceded
The Rev. Rick Stone will officiate at the
services. Burial, with military honors, will be
in Bethel Cemetery, Cass County.
Friends may call from 4 lo 8 p.m. today
in the funeral home, where a Knights Templar
service will take place at 7 p.m., followed by
a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to
Shriners' Children's Hospitals.
Lester Castle Adams (1897 - 1965)
Pauline Adams (1897 - 1976)
William R. Adams (1916 - 1974)*
James Paul Adams (1924 - 1999)
Married June 19, 1948
Sgt US Army
WWII Korea Vietnam
Bethel Methodist Cemetery
Created by: Dena Erwin
Record added: Sep 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21410049