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Richard G. Adamson, 72, of Washington, passed away at 10:46 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 26, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.
He was born Nov. 18, 1945, in Washington, to William A. and Hazel I. (Church) Adamson.
He was a 1962 graduate of Washington High School. He had worked at Crane Naval, Hoover Precision and the city of Washington. He was a 30-year member of the Charity Lodge 30 F&AM, Daviess County Shrine Club and also a member of the Evansville Hadi Shriners.
He is survived by a son, Richard G. Adamson Jr. of Washington; daughters Mindy (Jay) Lengacher of Florence, South Carolina, and Shelly Sidebottom of Washington; brother Ronnie Adamson of Bloomington; grandchildren Chase Masters, Jarrit Masters, Alyssa Masters, Daniel Adamson, Christopher Adamson, Taylor Adamson, Damon Wilson, Lauren Wilson, Kristen Wilson, Nolan Adamson; ten great-grandchildren; one niece and one nephew.
His wife, Doris Adamson, whom he married Sept. 4, 1965, preceded him in death Aug. 28, 2011. Also deceased are a son, William R. Adamson; grandson, Lynnden Masters; parents; and nephew, Kelly Gabhart.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at Ed Lee Mortuary, with Yvonne Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, with a Masonic service at 5 p.m. at Ed Lee Mortuary. Condolences may be sent online at www.edleemortuary.com.
Published on November 27, 2017
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