1949 - 2015 John Charles Pat Patrick Adams, 65, of Port Arthur, Texas, passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015, at Christus-St. Mary's Hospital. He was born on May 29, 1949, in New York, to the late John Nicholas Adams and Doris Mae Dufrense. Pat served honorably in our U.S. Navy, from 1968-1972, during the Vietnam War Conflict. He was a member of the Rudolph Lambert American Legion Post #7 in Port Arthur. Pat was also a retired Police Officer with the Port Arthur Police Department with over 32 years of service. Pat is survived by his wife, Stephanie Adams of Port Arthur; daughters, Kimberlie Adams Hebert of Port Arthur, and Stacy Michelle Meadows and husband, Michael of Nederland; sons, Scott Adams and wife, Bridget of Port Neches, and Michael Adams of Port Arthur; grandchildren, Ashley Hebert, Joseph Hebert Jr., Jason Adams, and Emily Adams; brother, Ronald Adams of Fort Pierce, FL; and sisters, Lori Emerson and husband, George of Fort Pierce, FL, and Brenda Green of Fort Pierce, FL. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Victoria Bennett, and step-mother, May Adams. Funeral Services will be held at Melancon's Funeral Home in Nederland on Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., with Rev. Dr. Douglas Caldwell and Pastor Carl Durden officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the
, or to the Rudolph Lambert American Legion Post #7 in Port Arthur. Details and registry available at: Melancons.org.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Jan. 21, 2015