George Edward Adams
September 16, 1943 – September 9, 2018
George Edward Adams, age 74, of Lehigh Acres, Florida passed away on Sunday September 9, 2018.
George served over 20 years as a Deputy Sheriff and retired from the Lee County Sheriff's Office in 1998. After retirement he enjoyed working with the Boston Red Sox at Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers for five years. He was devoted to his family and will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
George is survived by his wife of 54 years, Wanda Adams; children, Mark (Rhonda) Adams; and Leigh Ann (Frank) Gibson; grandchildren, Dustin (Lacey) Gibson, Dylan Gibson, Emily Adams, and Nicholas Adams; great granddaughter, Aria Gibson; siblings, Lynda Dean, Greg (Letta) Adams, and Jeanne (Pat) Snyder. He was preceded in death by his parents Harry & Shirley Adams; and his sister, Rosemary (Frank) Ball.
A Celebration of George's Life will be held at Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park, 12777 State Road 82, Fort Myers, FL 33913 on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 11:00am. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home beginning at 10am. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in his name to a charity of your choice. Info (239)334-4880.
- Visitation Friday, September 14, 2018
- Celebration of Life Friday, September 14, 2018
George Edward Adams
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September 13, 2018
George thank you for your friendship. Like many I will miss you but I know you will watch over us. I love you and again thanks for being my friend. Love you Tim.
September 12, 2018
Dear Wanda and family;
I had the privilege and pleasure of working with George at the "A" gate at JetBlue Park. Both of us being retired law enforcement; there was always lots to chat about during the game days. We'd talk about our spouses and families and it always touched me to hear the love in his voice when he spoke about Wanda. Their's was a once in a lifetime love! George was also so pleasant and welcoming to the fans...many of whom would make sure to chat with George either on their arrival or when they were leaving. George left a lasting impression during his time on earth and he will be missed. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all as you journey through your grief. Sincerely, Suzanne (customer service for Redsox) and Tom
September 11, 2018
George and me at 2 years old