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Edward John Adams Jr. ( Cave Junction 1946 )

posted: Dec 23, 2020

Ed, 92, died April 3, 2016, in Dixon, California. He was born December 11, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. Ed enlisted in the Army one week after graduating from high school in 1942 and was a member of the 458th Parachute Field Artillery. After the war, he jumped at Cave Junction for the 1946-47 seasons before returning to the Army and the 101st Airborne as a Master Sergeant. He retired from the Army in 1967 after 25 years of service and went to work for Xerox Corp. for another 25 years. His gravesite lists service in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.