OBITUARY

Lynward "Bud" Adams

April 29, 1923November 19, 2021

Lynward “Bud” Joseph Adams passed away on November 19, 2021 at the age of 98.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 68 years, Alverta Chaisson Adams, who passed away in 2014; his son, Mark Adams; and his parents, Bernice and Whitney Adams.

Bud is survived by his son, Brian “Buddy” Adams; daughter, Karen C. Cassou; lifelong friend, Francis “Frank” Bucher; and multiple nieces, great nieces, great nephews, and other friends.

Bud spend 34 years proudly served his country as a member of the Naval Armed Guard during World War II and as an Army Command Sargent Major. He began his career as a barber in 1946 and worked at his shop on Oak Street until September 10, 2021. He loved to take photos, garden, and go to casinos. He devoted his free time to doing speeches at the World War II museum where he was a constant presence.

He was a lifetime parishioner of Mater Dolorosa, the church he was baptized in.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd in New Orleans, on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 11 AM. Visitation will begin at 10 AM. A graveside service will follow in Lake Lawn Park. In lieu of flowers please, send contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148.

To view and sign the family guestbook, visit lakelawnmetairie.com

Services

9 December

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana

9 December

Memorial Mass

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

9 December

Graveside Service

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

Lake Lawn Park

5454 Pontchartrain Blvd.
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Jim Schissel

November 26, 2021

Oak Street has lost an institution with his passing. Prayers and condolences to his family and friends.

Chris Bucher

November 23, 2021

Chris Bucher

November 23, 2021

A lifetime of beautiful memories shared…. The blessing of true friendship!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY