Robert Yetter Adams, 89, passed away April 26, 2013. He graduated from Austin High School and then attended Texas College of Mines in El Paso and New Mexico A&M in Las Cruces. Mr. Adams served honorably in the U.S. Navy during WWII and flew his first solo flight in 1944. He farmed for 57 years and served on many farming committees and also the Lower Valley Rotary Club. He loved his church and his family deeply and will be dearly missed by all whose lives he touched. He is preceded in death by his parents William Jefferson and Helen S. Adams, and son Thomas Robert Adams. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Elisabeth (Betty) Grace Moore Adams, son John D. (Cindia), daughter Susan E. Bean (Robert), grandchildren, Summer Wheatley (Rich), Grayson Adams (Samantha), Jennifer E. Austin (Neil), and Jacob E. Bean (Erika), and 8 beautiful great-grandchildren Special thanks to the ICU, ACE unit and La Mariposa Hospice at Providence Memorial Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church 1000 Montana Ave., El Paso, Texas (79902), or La Mariposa Hospice 1250 Cliff Ste 5-E, El Paso, Texas (79902). Graveside services will be held at Fort Bliss Cemetery at 11:00 am on Friday, May 10, 2013. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Harding-Orr & McDaniel Funeral Home, 320 Montana Avenue, El Paso, Texas 79902.
Published in El Paso Times from May 4 to May 11, 2013