Zachary Daniel Adamson, 24 of Georgetown, died Jan. 9, 2014 at his residence. He was a salesman for Adamson Fire Protection in Mt.Orab, and a United States Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom War Veteran where he earned several medals, including the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star, Army Service Ribbon. He unselfishly served four years and 10 months with distinction as an Airborne Ranger in the United States Army, including one tour in Iraq and three tours in Afghanistan. Zach "Shady" had incredible drive which helped him to recently complete the Appalachian Trail. He was an energetic and fun-loving young man with a big heart that didn't know a stranger and would do anything to help someone. He made lasting impacts on people and on this world. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He was born March 21, 1989 in Cincinnati, the son of Steve and Rebecca (McNutt) Adamson of Mt.Orab, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Adamson is survived by one brother - Jesse Adamson and fiancé Brianna Householder of Highland Heights, Ky.; one sister - Ashley Massie and husband James of Georgetown; two nieces - Katherine and Brooke Massie; maternal grandparents - Dwayne and Janice McNutt of Gibson City, Ill.; paternal grandparents - Danny and Minnie Adamson and Roland and Fonda Barr all of Georgetown, and many other family members and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at the Georgetown Church of Christ, in Georgetown. Scott Hennig will officiate. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at the church. Interment will be in the Confidence Cemetery in Georgetown, with military services by the Carey-Bavis American Legion Post 180 of Georgetown. The Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown, serving the family.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, PO Box 807, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. 25425.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.Cahallfuneralhomes.com.