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Daily Item Obituaries

December 17, 2013

Dr. Eugene G. Adams, 91, Lewisburg

— LEWISBURG — Dr. Eugene G. Adams, 91, of 270 Ridgecrest Circle, passed away on Sunday morning, Dec. 15, 2013, at his home.

A native of Northumberland County, he was born Feb. 3, 1922, in Dornsife, a son of the late Clemens and Annie (Adams) Adams. He was married for 58 years to the former Lena Crissinger who preceded him in death on Aug. 7, 2010.

Dr. Adams was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, serving as a captain in the Army.

He graduated from F & M College and received his dentistry degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Dr. Adams began dentistry in Millersburg in 1950 and retired after 53 years of service.

He attended First Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg and served on the Board of Reagents at Liberty University, and was a former trustee of Messiah College.

Dr. Adams enjoyed traveling.

He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sonja Marie Adams on June 23, 2013; four sisters, Sydney Brown, Josephine Erdman, Annabelle Seibig, and Frances Wolfgang; and five brothers, Russel, Howard, Irvin, Marvin and Barney.

Friends and relatives will be received from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Marlow Hall at RiverWoods, Lewisburg, followed by the funeral at 11:30, with his pastor, the Rev. Dr. James C. King officiating.

Burial will follow in Himmel Lutheran and United Church of Christ Cemetery, Rebuck.

Military services will be presented by the Lewisburg area veterans.

Funeral arrangements are by the John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, Market and Eighth streets, Lewisburg.

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