A Celebration of Live and Homegoing service was held for Philip Adams on Saturday, Oct. 2. He went home to heaven peacefully at his Seattle residence with his immediate family and companion dog by his side.
Born in San Francisco on Sept. 1, 1942. The honorable son of Joseph and Verily Adams of Seattle, WA. He served his country in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division, followed by more than 25 years of service at King County Corrections as a captain until his retirement.
Adams enjoyed long weekends and anytime he could at his favorite cabin in the woods, relaxing and fishing. He also was well traveled abroad and the inner U.S. 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. and Joanne Mack-Brother and sister-cousins, Keith and Rita Williams (cousins) and his noble service dog and companion, Midnight.
He is survived by his sister Brenda Anebo (Tam Rat) of Lacey, WA. Three daughters Yuarnell Vaughn, Angela Dorrough and Michelle Ray. Son John Dorrough and a host of nephews, nieces, grandchildren, great grandchildren and cousins.
The family would like to thank his Swedish Medical Center physicians, personal podiatrist, the Home Health Agencies, Veterans Administration, the CAN’s/HHA’s and all who took part in his care. A personal thank you to Ilene Nelson a true neighbor – God Bless You!
Services will be held at Evergreen Washelli 11111 Aurora Ave North, Seattle, WA 98133
Viewing: October 13, 2021 1:00 – 5:00 pm, limited viewing in Tribute Center 10:00 am – 11:00am
Funeral Services: October 14, 2021 11:00 am to 5:00 pm (limited viewing in Tribute Center 10:00 am – 11:00 am)
Burial Service: on DATE immediate following the funeral services at EVERGREEN WASHELLI Cemetery, SEATTLE, WA
Repast Service will follow the burial services at Evergreen Washelli.