Garry Adams


LAKIN — Garry Dean Adams, 73, of Lakin, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Kearny County Hospital in Lakin.

LAKIN — Garry Dean Adams, 73, of Lakin, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Kearny County Hospital in Lakin.

He was born Dec. 10, 1940, in Lakin, to Raymond "Spike" and Irene Henderson Adams.

After graduating from Lakin High School in 1958, he married Meredith Ann Gross with whom he had three sons. In 1981, he married Cathy Louise McNeely. She died in 1999. He also was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Chester Bruce Adams.

Mr. Adams farmed for many years west of Lakin and later went to work for Irsik and Doll Feedyard (Beefland) where he retired after 15 years. After his retirement he went back to work for the Kearny County Museum.

Survivors include three sons, Kyle and wife Wendy Adams of Virginia Beach, Va., Kent and wife Carrie Adams of Fort Worth, Texas, and Kray and wife Jenney Adams of Lakin; a stepdaughter, Dana and husband Chuck Lane of Lakin; a twin brother, Larry and wife Mariann Adams of Sedgwick; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

A memorial graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lakin Cemetery.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be emailed to Memorials are suggested to Kearny County Hospital or Kearny County Historical Society, both in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 508 N. Main St., Lakin, KS 67860.


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