Kenny Adams, Jr. 66, avid Crusader fan, Wellington: Jan. 31, 1948 – Jan. 25, 2015

first_imgKenny Adams Jr.Kenneth L. Adams, Jr, age 66, long time Wellington resident, died January 25, 2015 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington. Kenny was a brakeman/conductor with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad where he retired after 38 years of service.Kenny was born on January 31, 1948 in Liberal to Kenneth L. Adams, Sr. and Beverly Jean (Hall) Adams.  He was raised in Liberal and graduated from McPherson High School with the Class of 1966.He attended Hutchinson Junior College for one year.  He then served for three years with the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War from 1967 to 1970.  He served two tours in Vietnam earning two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star.He married Cindy K. Deschaine, the love of his life, on July 4, 1969 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Wellington.He enjoyed everything to do with his grandkids, gardening, and being outside.  He was an avid Crusader fan.He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Steven.Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Cindy Adams of Wellington; three children, Eric Adams and his wife Coni, Kelly Adams and his wife Daphne, and Mandy Thomson and her husband Shawn all of Wellington; two sisters, Marsha Blackwell and Melissa Brooks and her husband Gene all of Bartlesville, OK; eight grandchildren, Erianne, Peyton, Madison, Jaden, Mekenna, Kade Adams, Addi and Gracie Thomson; and numerous nieces and nephews.Rosary will be held at St. Anthony – St. Rose Catholic Church on, Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7 p.m.Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anthony – St. Rose Catholic Church on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 10 a.m. Father Dwight Birket and Father Andrew J. Seiler will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Wellington.Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 1 to 8 p.m.  The family will be present to greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m.Memorials have been established with the Avenue of Flags and WHS.cc Scholarships in lieu of flowers.  Contributions can be left at the funeral home.Frank Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.To leave condolences or sign our guest book, please visit our website at www.frankfuneralhome.netlast_img read more

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