John S. Adamson III


John S. Adamson III, 72, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.

Funeral services, followed by interment, were held Friday, Sept. 13, in Sealy, under the direction of Knesek Brothers Funeral Home.

Honors at graveside were accorded by the Houston Police Department Honor Guard.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. at Stonewall Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Welch officiating.

Adamson was born Feb. 21, 1941, the son of John Adamson and Margie Duke Adamson.

Adamson was a retired captain with the Houston Police Department. He served for 44 years, rising up from the ranks of patrolman, detective and captain.

Upon his retirement from the HPD in 2006, he moved to Fredericksburg and in the last few years, was active in local churches and the community.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn and Michael Joslin of Houston, and a daughter, Margie Adamson of Cypress, and two grandchildren.

He is also survived by two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathy and Butch Hodge of Houston and Patsy and Tommy Teague of Sealy.

His parents preceded him in death.

Memorials may be made to the Houston Police Retired Officers Association, P.O. Box 2288, Houston, Texas 77252-2288.

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