HOISINGTON — Delbert Leroy Adams, Sr., 73, died January 2, 2018, at his home in Hoisington.
He was born March 12, 1944, at Great Bend, to Earl N. and Nona Mildred (Thomason) Adams.
Delbert married Barbara Hudson December 12, 2017, at Hoisington. Delbert, a longtime Barton County resident and veteran of the Army National Guard, worked in the oilfield for many years. He was a member of the American Legion Argonne Post 180, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, and Men’s Motorcycle Club, all of Great Bend.
He is survived by wife, Barbara Adams, of the home; two sons, Nelson Adams and wife Mabel, Hoisington; and Justin Adams, Pampa, Texas; three daughters, LaDonna Soto, Louisiana; Sylvia, Corpus Christi, Texas; and Shari Bar-Kan, Springfield, Ill.; three brothers, Earl Adams and wife Careen, Great Bend; Freddie Ross and wife Joann, Pawnee Rock; and Johnny Adams, Susank; one sister, Nadine (Adams) Erskin and husband Joe, Garden City; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Adams; his parents, Mildred and Waldo Ross; two sons, Greg Adams and Delbert Adams, Jr.; brother-in-law, Jim Newkirk; and in-laws, Jim and Pat Douglas.
Memorial Service will be 10 a.m. Monday, January 29, at Bryant Funeral Home with Rev. Dick Ogle. Inurnment will follow at the Great Bend Cemetery.
Memorials have been designated to the Delbert Adams Expense Fund, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Ride Free Delbert.
Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 24, 2018