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Obituary: ADAMS, REED


Reed Larson Adams1931 ~ 2014Reed Larson Adams, age 82, passed away surrounded by family on March 13, 2014. He was born September 15, 1931 to Alden S. and Violet Adams. He married Tommye Louise Gurley on June 9, 1955 in the Salt Lake Temple. Reed was a veteran of the Korean War and continued to serve God and Country throughout his life. He was a dentist in Kaysville for over 40 ears. A devout member of the LDS church, he served with his wife at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, as a temple worker in the Bountiful Temple, a faithful Home Teacher, many years leading the music in Priesthood Meeting, and sang in church and community choirs. He served in his community as a City Councilman, Recreation Committee member, Rotary Club and American Legion member. His greatest joy and legacy involved being with family. He was a devoted Brother, Uncle, Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather. He attended numberless ballgames, plays, recitals, concerts, and other activities showing support for his family. He had a great love for the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, camping, and fishing with family and friends.Reed is survived by his wife, Tommye Lou, sons Ron (Janelle), Lynn (Debie), daughter Vicki Hannon, 30 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, brother Ray (Judy), sister Joyce (Burton) Winters, and brother-in-law Tom Pike. Preceded in death by his parents, sister Ellan Jeanne Pike, brother Don (Janet), son Scott, daughters Tammye and Lori.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the Kaysville Rock Chapel, 200 E. Center St., Kaysville. Friends may visit with family from 9 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the services. Funeral services entrusted to Lindquist's Layton Mortuary. Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at www.lindquistmortuary.com