SMSgt. USAF Retired
Bossier City, LA
Funeral services for Gordon Adams will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2012 at the Hill Crest Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Gerald Dacus officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park, with full military honors. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2012 at the Hill Crest Funeral Home.
Mr. Adams was born on November 26, 1927 in St. Louis, Mo and passed away June 16, 2012 in Bossier City, LA.
Gordon was the second of eleven children born to Olan and Mildred Adams. The family moved to Northeast Arkansas at an early age where he graduated from Walcott High School. Following graduation he entered the Air Force and served more than twenty six years as a Combat Crew member in Strategic Air Command (SAC) flying B-17's, RB-29's, RB-36's, KC-97's, and KC-135's. His military service included time in WW II, Korea, and Southeast Asia. Following his military retirement he worked for twenty years as an Insurance Claims Adjuster.
Shirlee, his wife of over fifty years, preceded him in death. Also preceding him were four brothers, Glen, Hulan, J.C., and Roy. Survivors include three children, daughter Marsha and husband Phil, son Steve and wife Kerrie, son Phil and wife Kathy; three sisters, Imadel Dacus, Mary Peppers, and Sarah Christian; three brothers, Paul, Ed and wife Sondra, Dewayne and wife Joann; six grandchildren, Geoff Cunningham, Chad Adams, Jennifer Weir, Kristen Adams, Rachel Adams, and Greg Cunningham; also three great-grandchildren,
Madison, Dane, and Bradley.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Arbor of Bossier for their years of taking care of Gordon. Also thank you to Regional Hospice Care , for your care and support.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Mt. Zion Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 98, Walcott, Arkansas 72470.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com