Forrest Richard Adams
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July 29, 1935 - July 16, 2012
SALEM - Forrest Richard (Bud) Adams died on July 16, 2012 at the Salem Hospital in the company of his immediate family. He was 76.
Bud was born in Portland Oregon on July 29, 1935 to Forrest and Pearl Adams; the only son of their 5 children. He served in the US Marine Corp during the Korean conflict. When he returned home, he moved to Salem where he met and married Shirley Louise Gosser. They resided in Salem until his death. Shirley was the love of his life, his closest friend, and devoted caregiver.
An avid fisherman; Bud found joy and peace in nature, his pets and his family. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Bud is survived by Shirley, their 4 children, 6 grandchildren and 3 great-granddaughters whose smiles and laughter brought him much joy in his last years. A memorial and celebration of his life will be held at the Country Wedding Chapel in Salem. 9171 Nusom Rd NE at 2:00 pm on Sunday, July 29, 2012.
Published in StatesmanJournal on July 22, 2012