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Obituary: Gary L. Adams

Posted: 3:58 PM, Jul 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-24 17:58:23-04

On June 15, 2019, Gary L. Adams reached out and touched the face of his Savior, Jesus Christ. Gary was reborn in Christ when he was baptized into our Father’s family and affirmed that faith in confirmation June 4, 1967.

Gary was born in Great Falls, on July 23, 1948. Gary grew up in the “Electric City” of Great Falls and attended school there. In 1964, he met the love of his life and future wife, Sylvia Erickson.

They dated throughout high school and married July 29, 1967, celebrating 51 years of marriage this past year.

Gary proudly joined the Navy after graduating high school from CMR in 1968. He served his Country in the Vietnam War from 1969-1970.

In 1973 he moved his new family to Missoula, where he worked for Coca-Cola until 1990.

In 1990, Gary made a career change, moved his family to Lewistown, where he helped others with drug and alcohol addictions as a fulltime drug and alcohol counselor.

In 2001, he retired and spent the remainder of his retirement in Great Falls. In the end, Gary proudly celebrated 35 years of sobriety, one day at a time.

To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Schnider Funeral Home website .