Walter L Adams, Jr.

  • Born: December 21, 1921
  • Died: April 13, 2015
  • Location: Malden, Massachusetts

Carroll Funeral Home

721 Salem Street
Malden, MA 02148

Tel. (781) 322-6322

Tribute & Message From The Family


ADAMS, Walter L., Jr.- Of Malden, April 13th. Beloved husband of the late Teresa I. (Powers) and survived by his devoted friend and caregiver, Phyllis Watson of Malden. Son of the late Walter L., Sr. and Elma C. (Haglund) Adams. Father of Linda Boyle of Abington, LeslieAnn Robinson of Bellingham, Christina Christo of Randolph and Paul Richard Adams of ME. Brother of Madalyn Kauffman of Tygngsboro, Paul Richard Adams of FL and the late Lilian Carroll, Jean, Larry, George, William and John Adams. Also lovingly survived by his son-in-law James Moorehead and his late wife Theresa as well as many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and his German Shepard Mini. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the North Shore Assembly, 77 Kennedy Dr., MALDEN on Saturday, April 18th at 10 AM. Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem St., (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Friday from 4-7 PM. Services will conclude with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
A long time Malden resident, at 93 years of age, Walter passed away at the West Revere Health Care where he had been receiving supportive care for just a brief time. A proud member of Local 25 and a truck driver for Spear Trucking Company formerlly located in Chelmsford, Walter loved living his life. A decendant of John Quincy Adams and George Washington Adams, he worked literally everyday of his life. He did what ever it took to make ends meet, from selling newspapers, to polishing shoes, to plowing out his friends during snow storms up until last year. Walter loved his job as a truck driver and loved to travel, spending many trips with his grandchildren. His most favorite places to travel were Las Vegas, California, Niagra Falls and New Mexico. He also loved the community. He played Santa for over 50 years, thrilling children of all ages, from neighbors to friends to family members.. Walter was also a driver for Kotzn Ambulance Company. In an article printed in the Malden Evening News on August 29, 1978, Walter made an ambulance out of his truck and drove cross country to mend his wife's hip.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

Juni Pa, I just heard the news today, and I pray you are at peace and with all your loved ones. The memories and love you gave us did not go unnoticed. You have always been in my heart and will continue. I regret that so many years came between us, but families can get tore like that sometimes. Love you always, you were one of a kind!

Posted by Debbie - Callaway, FL   August 26, 2015

Dad :
You were the greatest teacher and taught me many things. We love and we will miss you Dad. Until we see you again.
May you "Rest In Peace"

Posted by Paul R. Adams Sr. / Elizabeth ( Betty) Adams - Shapleigh, ME - Son / daughter inlaw   April 20, 2015

Rest in peace My Brother, you were the greatest brother ever, kind and sweet and generous to a fault, I will miss you and your happy smiling face!!! Thank you for all the years of being there for your very little Sissy!!!! We had such a great time going across country and back at such a stressful time in our lives!!!
! Until we meet again and the rest of our siblings, I Love You Dear Brother, May the Angels watch over you!!!! Peace!!!! <3><3><3>

Posted by Madalyn Adams Kauffman - Tyngsboro, MA - Sister   April 17, 2015

So sorry to hear news was a great person

Posted by denise - friend   April 16, 2015

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When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven. Walter is our angel now and he will watch over all of us. At this time I wish to extend my most sincere condolences to the Adams Family. I am deeply saddened by his loss. I know he will truly be missed and I will include him in my daily prayers. When someone is lost he becomes a memory, and that memory will forever in my heart be treasured.
Walter may you rest in peace.

Maureen
Friend and Neighbor

Posted by Maureen - Friend and Neighbor   April 16, 2015

I am so sorry for your loss. During difficult times such as this we can trust God to comfort and soothe us. - Psalms 94:19

Posted by - TX   April 15, 2015

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I love you Dad... I will miss you more than you know.. til we meet in heaven.

Posted by Linda D Boyle - Abington, MA - Daughter   April 15, 2015

Uncle Junie.....You will be truly missed by all of us...You were a great guy with lots of stories of your life to go along with it ...Adventurous and fun...A true Adams in every sense of the word.... A heart of gold and never ever heard you utter a bad word about anyone....So many good memories and loved by all. Lin and Jim

Posted by Linda Varnum & Jim Kauffman - Hudson, NH - Nephew and Niece-in-law   April 15, 2015

So sorry to hear of the passing of Junior - My prayers and blessings to all of you during this time of sorrow - I'll tell my Dad - George - to keep an eye out for him at God's Gate - xoxo

Posted by Valerie Adams Lloyd - East Templeton, MA - Niece   April 15, 2015