November 30, 2007
Born July 3, 1938, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Melverd (Hugo-Pop) Adamson and
Ethel (Micky) Hailey Adamson. Departed November 3, 2007 at Utah Hospital in
He is survived by his wife, Rosie Barela Adamson (God’s Earth
Angel). Children: Melverd Rusty (Judy), LaPine, Ore., Pamela Grenke, Ely
Nev., Martin Marty (Christine) Genoa, Nev. Marie Adamson, Palm Springs,
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Calif.; step-children, Anna (Jess) Hiatt, Larry J. Leaders, Lacinda (Drugh)
Wagner, all of Ely, Nev. A very special niece, Jayme (Marc) Krueger, of
Ansbach, Germany; brothers; Gerald “Jerry” (Kay) Adamson, Dayton, Nev.,
Merrill “Butch” Adamson, Carson City, Nev., a special friend Jim McHugh,
Lovelock, Nev. and numerous grand and great-grandchildren and nieces and
His most precious times were spending those with family, grandchildren,
great grandchildren in which each had their special names appointed by him
in his love. The same way they had a special name for him, “Popsy-Pops”.
His father and mother preceded him in death early in his life.
He participated in motorcycling and dragster racing in Pomona, San Gabriel
County, California, holding several quarter mile records. He enjoyed
tinkering with all mechanical things. He was an active outdoorsman whose
interest included hunting, fishing, boxing, football and most
of all NASCAR (24)!
Bud proudly served with the Nevada Dept. of Corrections at both Nevada State
and Ely State Prisons until retirement. He also bartended in Las Vegas and
Carson City, Nevada. He was active in many organizations: SNEA, Carson City
Lodge Order of Moose, charter member, ancient and Honorable Order of E.
Clampus Vitus, SGV, Gear Jockeys Car Club.
Bud will be held close in heart by his loving wife, Rosie, family members
and his many friends who are honored to have known him. A Celebration of Life on Dec. 15, at the Eagles Lodge in Carson City 12 – 3 p.m.