Gilford-----Reginald I. Adams, 84, of 14 Skyline Drive, died in Gilford on Tuesday, July 17, 2007. Mr. Adams was the widower of Irene (O’Connor) Adams who died in 2000.
Mr. Adams was born August 13, 1922 in Ashland, N.H., the son of Homer and Beatrice (Bowles) Adams.
Mr. Adams lived in the Lakes Region for fifty-four years coming from Campton and wintered in Venice, Florida for many years.
Mr. Adams served in the U. S. Marine Corps during WWII. He started his own construction business the Reg Adams Construction Co. and had been formerly employed at Scott & Williams for many years and was also employed by the State of N. H. Water Pollution Control Commission. He was a logger in the Plymouth area and a part-time Gilford Police Officer and a N. H. Marine Patrolman.
Mr. Adams was a member of the Lakes Region Marine Corps League. He enjoyed bowling and playing cards and was an avid hunter, fisherman and snowmobiler.
Mr. Adams was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather and will be greatly missed by all those who loved him.
Survivors include three daughters, Sara “Sally” E. Beane of Gilford, Kathryn A. Cook and her husband, Gary, of Gilford and Janet L. Lasell and her husband, Don, of Laconia; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Beane Ebel, Heather Beane, Jeffrey Beane, Adam Cook, Seth Cook, Aaron Lasell, Casey Lasell, Matthew Lasell and Ian Lasell and three great grandchildren, Anna Cook, Grace Cook and Elsa Ebel.
Family calling hours will be held on Friday evening at the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Gilford Community Church, Potter Hill Road, Gilford, N. H. on Saturday, July 21, 2007 at 12:30PM. Rev. Michael Graham, Pastor of the Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the family lot in Pine Grove Cemetery, Gilford, N. H.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Northern New England Chapter, 114 Perimeter Road, Nashua, N. H. 03063 or Community Health & Hospice, Inc., 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.