Harley Kirk Adamson (1933-2015)

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Harley Kirk Adamson
Kirk Adamson
Born: 29 May 1933 Terreton, Idaho
Died: 18 Feb 2015 Layton, Utah
Father: James Blaine Adamson
Mother: Genevieve Cutler
Siblings: Larry Blaine Adamson
Edwin Cutler Adamson
Carol Adamson
Gene Eldon Adamson
Harley Kirk Adamson
Spouse: Virginia Irene Gilbert
Married: 30 Dec 1952 Idaho Falls, Idaho
Children: D'Lynn Adamson
Leslie Adamson
Scott Adamson
Larry Adamson
Janelle Adamson

Obituary

Ogden Standard Examiner, Friday, February 20, 2015:

Harley Kirk Adamson
May 29, 1933 ~ February 18, 2015

Harley Kirk Adamson, 81, passed away from a stroke on February 18, 2015. He was born May 29, 1933 to James Blaine (JB) and Genevieve Cutler Adamson in Terreton, Idaho. He married Virginia Irene Gilbert in the Idaho Falls Temple on December 30, 1952.

He was an active member of the LDS Church holding positions on the General Sunday School Board, Branch President, Bishopric, and Ogden Temple ordinance worker. He and Virginia served an LDS Mission in San Francisco.

After serving in the Korean War, Harley earned his Doctorate degree in Education and spent the next 35 years as a professor; 14 of those years serving as the Secondary Education Department Chairman at Weber State University. He enjoyed photography and golf, was a playwright, author and avid reader. Family, friends and students will always remember him for his quick wit and dry humor.

Harley is survived by his wife of 62 years, Virginia Adamson and his five children: D'Lynn (Calvin) Poll, Leslie (Neil) Nebeker, Scott (Patti) Adamson, Larry (Cyd) Adamson and Janelle (Kevin) Chugg. Together they have 26 grandchildren and 34 (and counting) great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents and his three siblings, Edwin Cutler (May) Adamson, Larry Blaine (Jean) Adamson and Carol (King) Alverson.

Friends may visit the family the family at Leavitt's Mortuary, 836-36 St., Ogden, on Monday, February 23, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the LDS Country Creek Ward, 625 Country Creek Drive in Layton on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Friends will be greeted one hour prior to the service from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, it would be Harley's wish to have you donate to the LDS Perpetual Education Fund at http://give.lds.org/pef

Interment will be at Leavitt's Aultorest Memorial Park, 836 - 36th St., Ogden.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.leavittsmortuary.com

December 30, 1952

Sources

Harley Kirk Adamson
  • Census: 1940 Federal Census, Terrton, Jefferson, Idaho, April 15, 1940:
Adamson, James B., Head
, H. Kirk, son, M, W, 6, single, Idaho
  • Marriage: Western States Marriage Index, 1809-2011:
Name: Harley Kirk Adamson
Spouse: Virginia Irene Gilbert
Marriage Date: 1952
Marriage Place: Bonneville, Idaho