Francis Leslie Adams

April 15, 1926March 25, 2014

Francis L. Adams

"Frank", 87, of Sammamish, WA, was born in Fleetwood, PA, the youngest son of Margaret and George Adams. Frank passed at home on 3/25/14 with his family by his side. Frank was a proud WWII and Korean veteran and served with the 1st and 6th Marine Division in the Pacific Campaign. He also served with the Marine Corps Reserve, Delaware National Guard and Army Reserve.

Frank was a member of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association, North-South Skirmish Assoc. and Washington Civil War Assoc. He retired from a lifelong career as an art teacher in Delaware, MD, PA and WA.

Frank was predeceased by his beloved wife of 64 years, Fern. He is survived by his daughter, Laura Smiley (John) of Redmond, WA; son, Michael (Anne) of Bear, DE; son, Wm. Scott (Lisa) of Lancaster, PA; granddaughters Amy Smiley, Katie Bennett (John), Sydney Adams and Emma Adams; great-granddaughters Rebecca, Alexa, Ella and Moriah Bennett.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Community Homes, Inc. P.O. Box 1240 Bothell, WA 98041

Frank, your family, friends, students and country thank you for your service.

Funeral services and interment will be held at Sunset Hills Chapel, 1215 145th Place SE, Bellevue, at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, 4/2/2014. Arrangements entrusted to Sunset Hills Funeral Home, Bellevue, WA.


  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014


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A. H.

March 25, 2015

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Joe Bostjancic

April 2, 2014

Judith Womack

April 1, 2014

Very sorry to hear reenactor Gereral Adams is gone, our condolences.

April 1, 2014

Dear Laura and John, What a wonderful sounding life he had, we are sorry for your loss and we are thinking of you. Big Hugs from everyone at our house, Chris, Ian, Loren, Travis, Matt & Geri

Steve & Andi Brown

March 31, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

March 31, 2014

My heart goes out to the family. I am so sorry for your loss.
Mark Thatcher

Ron and Nancy Cox

March 31, 2014

Very sorry for your loss.


March 30, 2014

What an amazing life! He will be missed!

George Hilbish

March 30, 2014

The Marines and Corpsmen of the Pierce County Detachment #504 Marine Corps League, Share in Your Loss. Rest in Peace Marine, Semper Fi!


March 28, 2014

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in my prayers. May almighty God help you through this trying time. (James 4:8)