Obituaries » Claude R. Adams
August 1, 1954 - January 26, 2017
Claude Russell Adams, 62, of Fort Scott, passed away early Thursday morning, January 26, 2017 at his home. He was born August 1, 1954 in Fort Scott the son of John Henry and Dorcas Elizabeth (Wilkerson) Adams.
Claude grew up in Fort Scott and attended Fort Scott schools. He loved auto races, and he loved people; he never knew a stranger. Claude never had children of his own, but loved his many nieces and nephews as if they were his.
Survivors include his sister Aileen Boyington of Kansas City, Kansas; brothers, Hugh Wilkerson and wife Ramona of California, Stanton Wilkerson and wife Leslee of Canada, Danny Adams and wife Michelle of Spokane, Washington, and Brian Adams of Buffalo, New York; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews; and long-time family friend Liz Willard and her daughters, Janae Willard and her children DreAniah and Amir, Jorden Willard, and Jessica Majors, all of Fort Scott. Claude was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, John Adams and Laurence Adams.
Following cremation, the family will hold a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Claude R. Adams Memorial Fund and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.