Thomas E "Tom" Adams, Jr., 66, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at his home.
Mr. Adams, Jr. was born in Galesburg, Illinois on January 24, 1946, the son of the late Thomas E. Adams, Sr. and Mary L. (Housley) Gollehur.
He was the husband of Judy (Gollehur) Adams. They were married July 10, 1965 at Galesburg, Illinois. Judy survives in New Haven.
Thomas is also survived by four sons, Kevin J. Adams, Sr. & wife Sandra of Union, Robert T. Adams & wife Heather of Washington, John K. Adams & wife Rhonda of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Thomas E. Adams & wife Meagan of Union, a sister Connie Hook & husband Rick of Grass Valley, California, a sister Shelli Mason & husband Ronnie of Wright City, Missouri, by nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, his step father Herman Gollehur and a brother James L. Adams.
He was a member of Friendship Southern Baptist Church, New Haven, Missouri and the New Haven American Legion.
Thomas proudly served in the U.S. Navy and he worked as a machine maintenance man for Pepsi in New Haven.
Visitation will be held Monday, August 27th, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann-Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven, Missouri.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. from the funeral home, with Rev. Elvis Lee officiating.
Burial will be at Nortman Cemetery, New Haven, Missouri, with full military honors.
Memorials may be given to families choice. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.