Gerald D. Adams
Gerald D. Adams, age 84, of Grandview, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri.
A Visitation Service will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr. Raymore, Missouri 64083. Following will be a Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m.
Gerald was born on August 1, 1935 in Butler, Missouri. He was the son of John B. Adams and Margaret Pauline (Burnette) Adams. Growing up, Gerald was one of eleven children including, Eugene, Bonnie, Joy, Eldon, Ronald, Pete, Nancy, Tom, Iris, and Martha.
After school, Gerald joined the military and served his country for two years in the United States Army. After Gerald’s time in the service he entered right into the work force as a mechanic. He built his own garage, Adams Auto Service, which is still servicing the Grandview, Missouri area today. On November 3rd in 1956, Gerald was joined in marriage with his late wife, Deanna F. Adams and together they were blessed with three children, Rick, Randy, and Shelley. Gerald was a hard working and dedicated man during his career as a mechanic, however he also enjoyed working on his farm and staying up to date with his buddies at coffee.
Gerald is preceded in death by his wife of over 49 years, Deanna F. Adams; parents, John and Margaret Adams; and seven brothers and sister, Eugene Adams, Bonnie Miller, Joy McRoberts, Eldon Adams, Ronald Adams, Pete Adams, and Nancy Todd.
He is survived by his two sons, Rick Adams (Sharri) and Randy Adams (Dawn); daughter, Shelley Zupon (Roy); brother, Tom Adams; two sisters Iris Williams and Martha Setzer (Ron); ten grandchildren, Jon (Natalie), Cooper, Kristin, Shilo (TJ), Kayla, Misty, Alex, Dani, Justin, and Samantha (Logan); and six great grandchildren, Duncan, Randi Jo, Maggie, Molly, Zoey, and Liam.
Arrangements: Cullen Funeral Home, Raymore, Missouri 816.322.5278