Jack Lincoln Adams

Male 1926 - 2015  (88 years)


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  • Name Jack Lincoln Adams  [1, 2
    Born 27 Aug 1926  Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Obituary Jack L. Adams, 88, recently of South Windsor, CT and formerly of Westport, CT, beloved husband of 45 years to the late Peggy (O'Brien) Adams (2007), passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Born in Mount Vernon, KY on August 27, 1926, Jack was the son of the late Roscoe L. and Mary Elizabeth (Lawrence) Adams.

    Jack was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. He earned his undergraduate degree from Berea College, Berea, KY, and he completed his master's degree at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He moved to Westport in 1964 and was a band director in the Westport Public School system for 28 years. Jack also taught private trumpet lessons, led his own band, and played in the Norwalk Symphony. Jack loved to read and play his trumpet.

    He is survived by two sons, John L. Adams and his wife Ann Nunes of Vernon, CT, and William L. Adams and his wife from Vermont; a grandson, Christopher Adams, also from Vermont, and his brother, Dr. William Adams and his wife Lillian of Mount Vernon, KY.

    A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 31st at 1:00 pm at The Unitarian Church of Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Jack's memory may be made to PETA, ASPCA.

    Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, Vernon has been entrusted with arrangements. 
    Died 7 Jan 2015  [3
    Person ID I1153  Eddie's Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 May 2019 

    Father Roscoe Lincoln Adams,   b. 10 Feb 1903,   d. 30 Sep 1977, Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth Lawrence,   b. 4 Aug 1904, Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1996, Somerset, Pulaski, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 9 May 1925  Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F140  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peggy Ann O'Brien,   b. 4 Aug 1934,   d. 23 Jul 2007  (Age 72 years) 
    Last Modified 6 May 2019 
    Family ID F357  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S30] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc) (Reliability: 3), 6 May 2019.

    2. [S31] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.) (Reliability: 3), 6 May 2019.

    3. [S121] U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-2015, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc) (Reliability: 3), 6 May 2019.

    4. [S62] Descendants of Elder John Lawrence of Southwest Virginia and New England, Ora Belle McColman, editor, (1995; reprint, Roanoke, Virginia: O.B.M. McColman, 1999.), 351.