Robert E. “Geno” Adamson, age 65, of Seneca, Mo., passed away on Thursday July 18, 2013, at his home following an illness.
Robert was born on December 6, 1947 in Joplin, the son of the late Eugene “Junior” and Rose Marie (Leach) Adamson. He has been a lifelong area resident. He married Terry “Kaye” Jenkins on October 30, 1964, in Joplin. He served in the United States Army for twenty-two years, retiring in 1989. He was a veteran of the VietNam War. Following his military career he worked as a roofer for several different roofing companies. He also worked for Sunbeam and the Neosho School District. He was a member of the United American Lodge #819 of the order of the Masons. He enjoyed spending time with his family especially with his grandchildren.
Robert is survived by two sons, Jef Adamson and girlfriend Gail Weidner, Duenweg, Mo., and Rob Adamson and wife Laura, Metamora, Il.; one daughter, Crystal Adamson and husband Jesse Andrews, Baxter Springs, Ks.; one brother, Jerry Lee Adamson and wife Sally, Neosho, Mo.; one sister, Rose Ann Pearson and husband H. R., Kimberling City, Mo.; and six grandchildren, Bobby Adamson, Kelsie Adamson, Cassidy Adamson, Bon Adamson, Abriana Andrews, and Jaxavier Andrews.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at Mason-Woodard Chapel. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4-5 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Disabled American Veterans or the American Lung Association in care of the mortuary.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.