Archive for Thursday, February 22, 2007

Obituary: Leroy D. Adams


February 22, 2007

Services for Leroy D. Adams, 87, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Adams died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born Nov. 21, 1919, in Nevada, Mo., the son of Tom and Jessie Skinner Adams. He lived in Lawrence for 46 years.

Mr. Adams served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was head of security at Hercules for 33 years before retiring. He was a member of Elm Grove Baptist Church.

He married Hilda Coffey on April 20, 1949, in Fort Scott. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Connie Mock, Springfield, Mo.; and two grandsons.

A daughter, Judy Ann Smith, two sisters and three brothers preceded him in death.

The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence 66044.

Online condolences may be sent at, subject: Adams.

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