Eugene T. Adams

April 17, 1923 ~ Oct. 2, 2013

"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a ride!"
~ Hunter S. Thompson

Eugene T. Adams, 90, of Vancouver, WA, passed away Oct. 2, 2013. He was born April 17, 1923.
Eugene served in the Army during World War II and later built houses, raised dogs, trained and ran greyhounds, and was a fireman for the City of Vancouver for 24 years.
He enjoyed being an avid outdoors man, fast-pitch softball for the City of Vancouver, bowling, golf, hunting and fishing.
Eugene is survived by his sons, Wilbur (Kathy) and Samuel (Carley) Adams; daughters, Susan (Roger) Weber and Brenda (Greg) Adams; brothers, Bill, Wilbur and Lloyd Adams; sisters, Arleta and Eleanor; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and June Seacrest who spent many good years with him.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Verl; daughter, Brenda; and grandson, Brian.
Viewing will be Tues., Oct. 8, 2013, 12:00 to 9:00 p.m. with a funeral service on Wed., Oct. 9, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Donations may be sent to the local Burn Center.
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Funeral Home

Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue Vancouver, WA 98684
(360) 892-6060

Published in The Columbian on Oct. 6, 2013