Frank Jess Adams, 85, former long-time resident of Durango, Colo., died Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Farmington, after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease. Frank was born April 6, 1928, in Louisville, Ky. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
His career was primarily devoted to law enforcement, having worked several years for both the Durango Police Department and the La Plata County Sheriff's Office.
Frank enjoyed his country music, fishing, cooking, a nice fresh cut lawn, time with family, his loyal companions Pete and Oscar (his dachshunds) and loved to drink a cold Coors beer. He was a very considerate and caring man, highly respected by all who knew him.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Adams; and two grandsons, Scott Folsom and Brandon Bauer.
He is survived by his daughters: Dana Horn, of Aztec, Ginger Breed, of Durango, Colo., Pam Folsom, of Fountain Hills, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Cremation has take place and memorial services will be 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, at Hood Mortuary, 1261 E. 3rd Ave. in Durango, Colo., with graveside to follow in Crestview Memorial Gardens (intersection of State Highway 160 and State Highway 172) in Durango, Colo., with military honors conducted by the VFW #4031 of Durango, Colo.
Frank's care is entrusted to Brewer, Lee and Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St. in Farmington, 505-325-8688. Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.serenityandcompany.com.
Published in Farmington Daily Times from July 18 to July 31, 2013