Howard G. Adamson, 73, of Cahokia, Ill., born Feb. 22, 1950, in Greencastle, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.
He graduated from Greencastle High School.
He worked as a farmer his whole life and loved being outdoors.
Howard is survived by his wife of 40 years, Deborah Adamson (nee Portwood); his daughter, Lisa (DJ) O’Neal, and two grandsons, Jayden and Zander O’Neal, all of Cahokia, Ill.; two brothers, Clark (Barb) Adamson and Richard (Cindy) Adamson, both of Indiana; four sisters, Cindy Adamson of Illinois, Mary Adamson of Florida, Bertha (Mike) Jasienski of Iowa and Candy (Jerry) Cox of Indiana; nine nieces and nephews, Heather (Shad) Kent, Bobby Adamson, Cayla (Randy) Summitt, Cassandra (Zach) Gibson, Tasha Adamson, Brittany Adamson, JC Cox, Randall (Stephanie) Cox and Daniel Cox; and 15 great-nieces and -nephews.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents, George and Alice Adamson; a brother, Larry Adamson; a sister, Elsie Adamson; two nieces, Yvette and Stepahnie Adamson; many aunts and uncles; and his grandparents.
In following Howard’s wishes, a private cremation was held. A celebration of life will be held at a later date in Indiana.