Lee Damon Adams, 85, passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, in Del Rio, Texas.

He was born Aug. 15, 1924, in Sipe Springs, Texas. Lee retired from the USAF in July 1964 having served in World War II. He then was employed at Laughlin AFB and retired from Civil Service in 1972. When anyone was asked about Lee, they stated he was a “great man or pretty good old boy!”

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Thelma M. Adams; daughters, Dorain Hamilton of Del Rio and Sandra H. Flowers of Del Rio; sons, Steven L. Adams and his wife Peggy Lynne of Gainesville, Texas, and Stanley D. Adams and his wife Daphney of Sonora, Texas; brother, Roy Adams of Brownwood, Texas; an aunt, Martha Nell Northcutt of Stephenville, Texas; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one due in January; two nephews; and numerous other family members. 

Visitations will be from 4-9 p.m. today, at Comanche Funeral Home, 411 West Grand Ave. in Comanche and graveside services are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, in Stage Creek Cemetery in Comanche.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of G.W. Cox Memorial Funeral Home in Del Rio.