Commonwealth Journal

Legacy

May 10, 2010

Harold Adams

Somerset, Ky — Harold Landon Adams, 73, of Burnside, Ky., entered into his Heavenly home on Wednesday, May 5, 2010.

He was born on June 26, 1936, in McDowell, Ky., the son of John and Oma Elliott Adams. He retired from Chrysler Corporation in Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Adams was a member of the Vandalia Masonic Lodge, the V.F.W. Post 9582 in Vandalia, Ohio, and attended the Burnside Christian Church. Mr. Adams was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Mr. Adams is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Shirley Dorton Adams, whom he married on Oct. 4, 1957, in Wise, Va.; two daughters, Sherri (and Jim) Peterson of Dayton, Ohio, and Darinda (and Pete) Ricica of Englewood, Ohio; a sister, Betty (and Sam) Warrens of Wheelersburg, Ohio; three grandchildren, Brady (and Mary Ann) Adams, Erin (and Russel) Clark, and John Ricica; two great grandchildren, Olivia Ann and Gracelynn Adams; a special “son,” Russell Neville and his family; two brothers-in-law, Ray (and Emogene) Dorton and Bill Baunock; a sister-in-law, Myrtle Dorton; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends that have became family.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a son, Dion R. Adams.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today, May 8, at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Harold Ogle officiating. The American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard of Somerset will conduct full military honors for Mr. Adams.

The family would like to extend their special thanks to Charlie and Barb Sizemore, Lonnie and Pat Profitt, our special Vanover family, Dr. Cherry and his staff, Dr. Sandy, and all of the nurses and staff at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

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