Tifton Gazette


February 3, 2014

Robert Paul Adamson

TIFTON — Robert Paul Adamson, 89, of Tifton died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Saint Anne’s Episcopal Church. Mother Gail Long will officiate with burial to follow at Oakridge Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the hour of the service Thursday in Saint Anne’s Episcopal Church parish hall.

Mr. Adamson was born on Oct. 24, 1924 in Fort Madison, Iowa and was the son of Frederick Paul Adamson and June Lewis Adamson, both deceased. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Doris Carter Adamson. He retired as a city engineer with the city of Tifton and was a member of Saint Anne’s Episcopal Church. He also served in the United States Marine Corps from 1943-1947.

Mr. Adamson is survived by his wife, Sally McClendon Tomme Adamson of Tifton; seven children and their spouses, Laura Adamson of Cumming, Brad and Lisa Adamson of Tifton, Sandee Adamson of Gainesville, Scott and Jen Adamson of Dallas, Alison Tomme of Tallahassee, Fla., John Tomme of Lexington, Ky. and Curtis Rabon Tomme of Abilene, Texas; and seven grandchildren, Brandy Connell, Cecelia Zucconi, Lauren Tomme, Kamran Tomme, Doran Adamson, Logan Adamson and Stacia Merry.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Saint Anne’s Episcopal Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 889, Tifton, GA 31793.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com.

Services for the Adamson family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

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