Dennis Gordon Adamson, 74, of Mt. Vernon, IN, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 surrounded by loved ones. Dennis was born to Charles and Nadine Adamson on September 9, 1947, in their Mt. Vernon home.
Dennis spent his youth working as a paperboy. He got up every morning at 4 am to fold newspapers and delivered them by bicycle before school. He was noted best newspaper carrier by Evansville Courier & Press and won a trip to Europe at the age of twelve. Dennis also enjoyed rabbit hunting with his beagles, deer hunting, and fishing.
He graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1964 and went on to serve his country during the Vietnam War. Upon return he began working at GE/Sabic and retired in 2019 after 51 years of service. Dennis married the love of his life, Kathy (Noe) Adamson, on August 28, 1975 and they devoted themselves to raising six children.
When his wife and two youngest daughters began riding and showing horses, Dennis became instrumental in making improvements to the Posey County Fairgrounds and received a life-time membership from the Posey County Saddle Club. He was also a life-time member of the American Legion and VFW.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Pam Smith, Debbie Tingley, and Gary Adamson.
Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife, Kathy; children, Bryan Adamson, Michael Adamson, Denise Wade (Brian Grossman), Rebecca Adamson, Rachel Adamson, and Lisa (Zack) McRae; grandchildren, Alexandria, Mikehl, Ian, Preston, and Linley; sister, Sherri (Steve) Stafford; cousin, Randy Sailer; and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Life for Dennis will be held at Denning Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, on Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Military rites will be performed at 4:00 pm by the Owen Dunn America Legion Post#5 honor guard. Online condolences may be left at denningfamilyfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Posey County Saddle Club.
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