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Reese O. Adams


1931 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Reese O. Adams Obituary
REESE O. ADAMS passed away on 6/25/2016. He was born on 2/17/1931 in Los Angeles, CA to Orville C. and Ethel F. Adams. He was a graduate of George Washington High School class of 1949. During his youth he was a Boy Scout and became interested in cars. He enjoyed watching and participating in all types of racing. He began his racing career in the 1940's and continued his entire life. He was a member of the Screwdrivers and later a member of the Roadrunners, both clubs charter members of SCTA. Reece raced the cars he built and won numerous awards and trophies in Land Speed Racing. He broke records at Bonneville Salt Flats, El Mirage Dry Lake and Muroc Dry Lake where his record stands today. He was a member of the 200 MPH Club at Bonneville and El Mirage. Reese was preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife, Lucille. He leaves behind a huge family of friends. He touched the lives of everyone he met. Services for Reese will be held Saturday, 7/30/16 at 2:00 PM at Inglewood Cemetery Mortuary at 3801 West Manchester Boulevard, Inglewood, CA. Interment will be Inglewood Park Cemetery privately. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to SCTA Scholarship, 5408 W. 122nd St., Hawthorne, CA 90250.


Published in Press-Enterprise on July 24, 2016
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