• Mitchell Funeral Home at Raleigh Memorial Park
    Raleigh, NC
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John Robert Adams 1921 - 2012

John Robert Adams

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
I'll always be grateful to John for giving me my first job in real estate, a calling that has lasted now for over 30 years. Mine was a new position at the time, and I met with John and Ed Clark, his tax accountant, for the interview. Following the offer and the acceptance, Ed asked me how often I would like to be paid. I said that it really didn't matter to me. John grinned, and said "How about once a year?" I said, "OK. If its in advance." John didn't take me up on my offer, but we were able to come up with an acceptable alternative. John really meant a lot to me. I'll never forget his impact on my life.

Jim Whited (Adams-Bilt '81-89)
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Judi, Will and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sherrie and Wade
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Bob,
Your father had a long and distinguished life. My father held him in high regard. Please accept our condolences.
Barbara Dick Perkins, NBHS Class of '67
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
We are sorry for your loss- John helped me get my first job as a lad of 15
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Dear Judi, dear Will, and to all of your family - please know you are in our thoughts at the loss of your beloved John. We will miss him. Kathleen and Tony and Emerson.
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