Obituary of Glen Adams
Glen E. Adams, 92, of Windsor, Missouri, died Friday, June 7, 2019, at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo.
He was born October 21, 1926, in Middle Branch Township near Marion, Michigan, the son of Leslie Wilbur Adams and Gertrude Loretta (Bigford) Adams. On January 27, 1950, in Temple, Mi., he married Mildred Jean Crane and she survives of the home.
Glen graduated from high school in Marion, Mi., in 1947. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He worked for GM in Flint, Mi., and as a TV station engineer (WWTV) in Cadillac, Mi. He and Mildred moved their family to Missouri in 1968 and he began raising cattle while working at the former Olin Conductors in Sedalia. He also continued work in electronics engineering by repairing TVs and commercial business band radios for law enforcement, quarries, local colleges, and also repaired radios at Whiteman Air Force Base near the end of the Cold War. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, wildlife videography, and walking on the Katy Trail. He was a Kansas City Chiefs football fan. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Clinton, Mo.
In addition to his wife Mildred, survivors include daughter, Julie Isabell, Calhoun, Mo.; a son, Eddie Adams (Cindy), Ionia, Mo.; and daughters Penny Warner, Urbana, Mo., and Heidi Starke (David), Windsor, Mo.; 13 grandchildren, Hayli Isabell, Rob Warner, Larry Warner, Heather Mustain, Donald Adams, Les Adams, Priscilla Blackmore, Rachael Hinkle, Brad Adams, Audrey Stapleton, Chad Starke, Christina Starke, and Matthew Starke; 21 great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild on the way; and 2 great-great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren on the way; a sister, Juanita Opper, Birch Run, Mi.; 2 brothers-in-law, Robert Eddy, Clinton, Mo. and Norman Onstott, Mi.; a sister-in-law, Dora Adams, Warrensburg, Mo.; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Adams; his parents, Leslie and Gertrude Adams; a son-in-law, Aarond Isabell; 3 brothers, Earl Adams, Harold Adams, and Leslie Adams; and 2 sisters, Winona Onstott and Wanda Jo Eddy.
Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Pastor Nolan Rutter officiating. Burial will be in the Calhoun Cemetery, Calhoun, Mo. The family will receive friends before the service from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests contributions to the Farrington Park in Windsor or Operation Smile in care of the funeral home.