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Eldon Adams, 71 year old Woodward resident, passed from this life on April 30, 2009 in the Woodward Regional Hospital surrounded by his loved ones. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2009 in the Elmwood Cemetery. The family will hold visitation for family and friends on Monday, May 4, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.
Edgar Eldon Adams was born May 1, 1937 in Woodward, Oklahoma. He was the 5th child of Hobart and Clarice (Lively) Adams. Eldon attended school in Woodward and graduated with the Class of 1955. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy and was stationed in California. It was there he met and married Arlene Yvonne Huffman on September 27, 1957. To this union were born Kenneth Duane, Wesley Glen, and Debra June Adams. After serving in the military, Eldonís family returned to Saratoga, California where he went to college for 2 years and received on the job training to become a master plumber. In 1972 the family moved to Woodward where Eldon started Circle Star Plumbing, Co. and serviced the Woodward community until his retirement in 1999.
Eldon was devoted to his family, enjoyed trips to the mountains and loved fishing. A more kinder, honest, gentler soul would be hard to find.
He is survived by his wife Arlene Adams of the home; his sonís Kenny and Wesley; daughter Debbie; grandson Chris Adams and great-granddaughter Mia Faith Adams; granddaughter Tanisha Rogers and husband Loyd; great-grandson Klayton and great-granddaughter Kylon Rogers; one sister, Maurine Schickedanz and husband Leo; one brother Merlin Adams and wife Gaynelle; one niece, several nephews and other loving family and many friends.
Eldon was preceded in death by a baby daughter, Denisa Lynn Adams, his parents, Hobart and Clarice Adams, a brother Maurice Lee Adams, sister Betty Dickerson, a great-granddaughter, Lexi Anne Adams and several other relatives.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations in Eldonís name be made to the American Cancer Society or any other charity of your choice, with the funeral home in charge of donations.
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