Harold Louis Adams
Sep 4, 1918 - Mar 2, 2016
Posted by: Ann Weber
BARTLESVILLE, WASHINGTON CO, OK
Harbor was bombed, Harold enlisted in the US
Navy to serve his country during WW ll. After
the war, he returned to Bartlesville and took a
job at Phillips Petroleum in the Oil Test lab.
He later transferred to the research lab, where
he worked until his retirement in the early
1980's. Harold had a tremendous work ethic, and
he was always busy. When he got home from work
at Phillips in the evening, he would change
clothes and go to his shop and work until
10:00pm. He was truly a "Jack of all trades'.
Harold was a handyman that could fix anything.
He did woodwork, making furniture with his
lathe. He was a skilled mechanic that could fix
lawn mowers, motorcycles, or anything that had a
motor. There just really wasn't anything that
Harold couldn't fix.
After the passing of his first wife, Harold married Ruth Jeanice Turner on June 14, 1986.
Harold is survived by his wife Ruth of Bartlesville, His children, Charles Leroy Adams and wife Nita of Stillwater, OK, Donna Kelly and husband Bill of Bartlesville, OK and Joyce Ann Ralph and husband Charles David of Owasso, OK; step children Nancy Durall and husband Steven of Guthrie, OK, Stephen Wells and wife Evelyn of Boston, MA, and Larry Wells and wife Wilma of Chicago, IL. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren, 10 step grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 9 great - great grandchildren. Harold also leaves behind his sisters, Laura, Francis, Dot and Ruth as well as a step son in law Henry Rahm.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Thelma, a grandson James Scott Kelly, 2 brothers, 4 sisters, and a step daughter Claudette Rahm.
Funeral services will be held 2 pm, Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Larry Wells officiating.
to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends who wish, may sign the online guestbook and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org
Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory
1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard
Bartlesville, OK 74006
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Mar. 4 to
Apr. 3, 2016
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