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Philip Adams, Celebration of Life and Homegoing was on Saturday, October 02, 2021. He went home to heaven peacefully at his Seattle residence respectively with immediate family & companion dog by his side.

Born in San Francisco, CA September 01, 1942.the honorable son of Joseph & Verily Adams of Seattle, WA. He served his country in the US Army 82nd airborne division respectively; followed by more than 25 years of service at King County corrections, as captain until retirement.

Philip enjoyed long weekends and anytime he could at his favorite cabin in the woods, relaxing and fishing. He also was well-traveled abroad & the inner USA. He found calmness in cooking and enjoyed family gatherings.

He is honored by Olive Hunter (life partner); his faithful daughter, Phyllis Adams-Yarbo and her loving husband Ltc Lamin Yarbo; His personal registered nurse, Paulphielle McQueen- granddaughter; Mr. Samuel SR & Joanne Mack, brother & sister-cousins; Keith & Rita Williams, (cousins); and his noble service dog & companion, Midnight.

He is survived by his sister, Brenda Anebo (Tam Rat) of lacey, WA.; 3 daughters, Yuarnell Vaughn, Angela Dorrough, and Michelle Ray; Son, John Dorrough & a host of nephews, nieces, grandchildren, great-grandchildren & cousins.

The family would like to thank his Swedish Medical Center Physicians, personal Podiatrists, the Home Health Agencies, Veterans Administration, the CNA’s/HHA’s, and all who took part in his care. Personal thank you to Ilene Nelson a true neighbor - God bless you

Services held at Evergreen Washelli 11111 Aurora Ave North, Seattle, WA 98133

Viewing: October 13, 2021, 1-5 pm, limited viewing in tribute center 10 am–11 am

Funeral services: October 14, 2021, 11 am to 5 pm (limited viewing in tribute center 10 am–11 am)

Burial service: on the date immediately following the funeral services at evergreen Washelli Cemetery, Seattle, WA

Repast service will follow the burial services at evergreen Washelli, Seattle, WA

1 Comment

Arthur Wallenstein
Arthur Wallenstein
Oct 10, 2021

May Captain Adams rest in peace - it was my good fortune to know him and also to have seen this announcement this morning so I could respond. The pandemic has changed many traditional means of demonstrating respect. Attending a Memorial Service was always a tangible expression to stand up and let the family know of the support present in the room and the community. Today it may be a different means with multiple venues but the same holds - today we let a mourning family know how much associations count. Go With God Phil Adams. Arthur Wallenstein

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