Adam Dymecki Jr.
March 30, 1929 – August 5, 2018
Adam Dymecki 1929-2018
Adam Dymecki, born March 30, 1929 in Philadelphia, PA to Adam Sr. and Jennie Dymecki. Adam was a graduate of Northeast High School in Philadelphia and excelled at track, winning numerous awards and setting a national record. As a veteran having served honorably for 22 years in the United States Army, Adam served in both the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. Adam and his family moved to many different duty stations (living six years in Germany and three years in Okinawa) and took advantage of many travel opportunities while there and in many locations within the U.S. Upon retirement from the United States Army, he moved his family to Pensacola and called it home. While in Pensacola, he worked at NAS Pensacola. He was a long-time member (40 years) of Gonzalez United Methodist Church. He was married 59 years and is survived by his loving wife, Ruth. He is also survived by his children: Linda (Greg) English of Pensacola, Florida; Donna (Steve) Mahan of Prattville, Alabama; and Adam Joseph (Pam) Dymecki of Atlanta, Georgia. He is also survived by his eight grandchildren: Thomas English, Ryan (Taylor) English, David English, Sarah (Brent) Taylor, Wade Mahan, John Mahan, Lauren (Evan) Chickvara, Rachel Dymecki and his great granddaughter, Norah Jane English. He was a loving husband and amazing dad, grandpop and great grandpop who will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him. The family of Adam and Ruth Dymecki would like for all to know that their marriage is a love story for all time. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Wounded Warrior Project. Friends are cordially invited to join the family for a visitation on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home, immediately followed by a service. Arrangements have been entrusted to Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home.
- Ruth Dymecki, Wife
- Linda (Greg) English, Daughter
- Donna (Steve) Mahan, Daughter
- Adam Joseph (Pam) Dymecki, Son
- Thomas English, Grandson
- Ryan (Taylor) English, Grandson
- David English, Grandson
- Sarah (Brent) Taylor, Granddaughter
- Wade Mahan, Grandson
- John Mahan, Grandson
- Lauren (Evan) Chickvara, Granddaughter
- Rachel Dymecki, Granddaughter
- Norah Jane English, Great Granddaughter
- Wounded Warrior Project
- Visitation Wednesday, August 8, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Adam Dymecki Jr.
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August 7, 2018
I have only the most wonderful memories of my dear cousin Adam. My dad was his uncle Charlie, his mother's brother, and as children we spent every holiday together, and visited often.
On my 60th birthday he sent me a wonderful letter reminding me of our childhood. He was 13 years older, and loved to tease me. His favorite torture was pulling the sash on my dress and then tugging at my ponytails. There were days that he chased me around the house trying to get me. Oh how I loved the torture, and oh how I loved him.
The Korean war came , and my dear "Nunny" was sent to Korea. I wrote to him every week, and, amazingly, he answered each letter. Oh, the excitement when those letters came. I was the only girl in my class who got letters from a soldier, and those letters made me feel so, so special.
When he met the lovely Ruth, our whole family was thrilled, and as a teenager I couldn't wait for the wedding.
I still have the film my dad took of the wedding, and the beautiful couple dancing the first time as man and wife.
But, time moves on and distance separates us. We have our families and our lives change. If lucky we are left with wonderful memories of a time long gone. Unquestionably, those beautiful
thoughts of my "Nunny" will always be in my heart.