Frank L Adams

Died: Sat., Apr. 22, 2017

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Frank L. Adams passed away at St. Anthony Hospital Saturday, April 22, 2017. Frank was 86 years old. He was born on December 7, 1930 in Heppner, OR, to parents Joseph and Ida Mae (Warren) Adams. Frank was raised in Hardman, OR, with two brothers and three sisters. He attended Hardman Elementary School until 7th grade when his family then moved to Heppner.

Frank joined the United States Navy where he served as an Aviation Machinist on an aircraft carrier for four years from 1947-1951. He returned to Heppner after his honorable discharge where he met and married Fern Biddle in 1953. Upon their marriage, the couple relocated to Pendleton, OR.

Prior to owning Western Glove where he served cities in Eastern Oregon for 20 years, he was a long time employee for Firestone where he got to know many of the Pendleton residents. After retiring from Western Glove he worked for Bon Bright Oil Company where he enjoyed driving an 18 wheeler.

Frank enjoyed being a member of the BPOE for 57 years.  He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Pendleton Drum and Bugle Corp where he proudly played his bugle.

Frank loved the game of Golf, and his weekly golfing trips with his buddies to Echo Golf Course where he was a long time member.

Frank is survived by his wife Fern of 64 years, his daughter Teresa Stebbins, and son Don Adams both of Portland, OR.
Grandchildren: Sean Stebbins and Kaitlin Connelly of Portland, OR, and numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be a celebration of life at a later date. Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements.

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Norman and Shannon Rhodes
   Posted Wed April 26, 2017
Uncle Vonnie was always there for me, and an uncle that I could always talk to. We will always love you, uncle Vonnie.

Sharon & Cecil Maness
   Posted Wed April 26, 2017
Frank Adams has always been a very good neighbor, we have lived in the same neighborhood as Frank for 50 years. He will be missed, he used to walk down and visit with us when he would see us outside.

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