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Obituary: Adams, David Ralph

Age 68

David Ralph
(Age 68)

Dave, loving husband, father, Papa, brother, uncle, and dear friend to all, passed away on January 7th, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Born on November 13th, 1947 to the late Ralph and Maxine Adams in Springfield, Illinois.

Dave grew up in Whittier, CA where he enlisted in the Air Force.

While stationed at Fairchild, Dave and wife, Mary, fell in love with Medical Lake.

It was a great place to raise their boys.

After the Air Force, Dave went into the auto industry, became a realtor, and went back into the auto business as a used car manager.

Dave retired due to complications with his heart.

He and Mary moved to Laughlin, Nevada for warmer weather.

Retirement allowed Dave to spend more time with his family and friends.

He was an avid hunter and golfer.

He loved supporting his grandchildren at every sporting event he could attend.

Papa was always their #1 fan.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Dave is survived by his wife of 48 truly happy years, Mary Adams, their sons, Tim, Jerry, and Jason, their seven grandchildren, and his brother Dean.

Memorial services will be held Friday, March 18th at 9:30 at St. Anne Catholic Church, 708 E. Lake St.. Medical Lake.

Interment service at 11:15 at Washington State Veterans Cemetery, 21702 W. Espanola Rd., Medical Lake.

Gathering to follow at 12:00 at Medical Lake City Hall, 124 S. Lefevre St.

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