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Howard Adamson

Howard Binns Adamson

Sunday, October 30th, 1927 - Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Howard Binns Adamson died June 20, 2020 at the age of 92. He was born in Circleville, Utah October 30, 1927 to David Duane and Faye Binns Adamson. He was raised most of his life in Alpine, Utah. He attended High School in American Fork where he met the love of his life, Karma Van Wagoner. They were 17 years old when they were married in the Salt Lake Temple on August 22, 1945. They were married for 50 years and Karma passed away February 3, 1996. He married Judy Parkinson and she died in 2015.

He worked at Geneva Steel in the Open Hearth for 36 years. He was a full-time farmer and enjoyed working on the farm. He loved riding horses, fishing and hunting with his family. He and Karma had seven children, Kathy Beck (Ken), Jim Adamson (LeeAnn), Kendall Adamson (Susan), Rachelle Beardall (Mont), Debra Murdock (Gary), Shaun Adamson; deceased, David Adamson; deceased. He has many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren that he was very proud of.

He was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He served in many ward and stake callings. He was a temple worker and served in the Provo and Manti Temples for many years. He also had the opportunity for one summer to be a guide at the Paris Idaho Tabernacle.

He loved playing his Trumpet and played in Howard Nelson’s Orchestra in the 1940’s. He later served as Chief of Police for the city of Alpine, Utah. He was a tenor in the well-known Alpine Quartet that performed for many decades; He also was the Alpine Day’s Band Director for many years.

We want to thank the staff at Bel Aire Senior Living Center for their loving care and support for Howard and his family. Thanks to Brio Hospice for their special care.

Howard was greatly loved and will be missed by many friends and relatives that knew and loved him.
We love you Dad!!

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