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David Adams '60 September 10, 2019 2:58 PM updated: September 10, 2019 3:00 PM

Funeraria del Angel Restlawn obituary
8817 Dyer
El Paso, TX

David Leon Adams
JULY 20, 1938 – AUGUST 7, 2019

David “Dave” Adams, 81, of El Paso, Texas, passed away, Wednesday, August 7, 2019, surrounded by his daughters and other loved ones. Dave was born July, 20, 1938, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Leon and Dorothy (Green) Adams. The family moved to Texas, where he ended up graduating from Texas A&M College (TAMU) with the class of 1960. Dave enjoyed a full career as an electrical engineer at White Sands Missile Range. He would spend his free time tinkering in his workshop with all kinds of electronics, fixing/building things, and rescuing and caring for all sorts of animals. He was also an avid collector. Dave is survived by his two daughters, Peggy Adams Frisbie of Harleysville, PA, and Susanne Moyle and her husband Greg of Reno, NV; four grandchildren, Clayton, Collin, Braedyn, and Emily; his sister Mary Evans of Austin, TX, and two nieces, Denise and Jennifer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Dorothy, and his long-time partner Bessie Cathy Mallet. A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Funeraria Del Angel Restlawn, 8817 Dyer St., El Paso, TX 79904. Memorials may be made to the Pawket Fund at the Northeast Veterinary Clinic 9405 Dyer St, El Paso, TX 79924, or online at

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