February 9, 1931October 29, 2012

Lawrence Adams Died peacefully in bed on October 29,2012. He was born on February 9, 1931 in Leavenworth , Kansas to Harrison and Betty Florence Adams.

He moved to Portland, OR in 1944 and graduated from Roosevelt High School and joined the National Guard.. He then was diagnosed with tuberculosis and spent a year and a half in the hospital.

After a partial recovery, The State of Oregon sent him to a trade school where he became a radio and television technician. He then went to work for a company to install and repair televisions for most of the hospitals in Western Oregon. He worked there until the company had to close as all the hospitals took over that function on their own.

He was never married and is survived by his sister, Betty Lou Robb of Clackamas, OR and nieces and nephews Barbara and Carolyn Adams of Johnson City, OR, David Adams, of El Paso, Texas, Annette Stiller of College Place, WA, Richard Adams of Auburn, WA., Terry Robb of Mountlake Terrace, WA, Deanna Costello of SeaTac, WA and Leanna Harris of Burien, WA.

He will be buried at Skyline Memorial Gardens along with his two brothers, his mother and Sister-in-law.



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H. Arni Eliw

November 4, 2012

Larry and I became friends how going on 23 years. A true friend as three of them was to me, he was a family friend been I had not, he was a father figure which I had none, He has tought me to injoy life and peaple around me. I am sure that I will miss Larry always. I know God will take care of, and maybe look down on us.Love to my BEST Friend ...Arni...

Annette Stiller

November 3, 2012

Uncle Lawrence ~ I couldn't have asked for a better uncle. I cherish my memories of how you were always there for us, especially when we were young and fatherless, sharing with us your time, love, wisdom, and support. You continued your quiet, gentle ways of family devotion through the years, cheering us on at graduations, sharing in holiday dinners, and helping Mom with home repairs. I especially treasure the day you walked me down the aisle at my wedding - walking in the place of my father. What a blessing you were in my life! I love you, Uncle Lawrence. Rest in peace.

Carolyn and Barbara Adams

November 3, 2012

Dear Lawrence,
You were a great uncle to all of us kids and an enormous help and comfort to our mother when our daddy passed away so young and so long ago. I know she would not have faired as well if it had not been for your presence in our everyday life.
You, Grandma and Snoopy joined us for holiday meals, special celebrations and just to say hello. You repaired our TV along the way and fixed a loose wire or two on my little transister radio. It's the little things in life we should always be thankful for and the people who we share them with.
But it's when you reached out to our mom and offered a car ride up to the cemetery each year so she could honor her husband's memory with the flowers she grew...I hope you knew what a blessing that was - a small gesture on your part but a lasting show of love towards her and our family.
As time passed, when I saw you I saw my daddy and thought how he would be so proud of you for taking care of his family.
Now, just as our mother has gone to be with her loved ones in heaven, you have joined your beloved mother and brothers. As we mourn our losses, we have the hope and promise of our Lord knowing we will all be together one day.
We love you Uncle Lawrence
Carolyn and Barbara

Beau Iwersen

November 3, 2012

I did not know Larry well, but every interaction I had with him was pleasant and enjoyable. He was a good neighbor and will be missed.