William “Bill” S. Adamson

St. Louis, MO | Monday, March 17 2014

William “Bill” S. Adamson, 76, passed away at 2:18 pm, Monday, March 17, 2014 at St. Louis University Hospital. He was born in St. Louis, MO on August 13, 1937, the son of the late Stoker and Cleona (McCormick) Adamson. Bill was a graduate of Marquette Catholic High School. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Alton Moose Lodge #951, and Knights of Columbus Alton Council #460 where he was a 4th Degree Knight. He enjoyed model trains and CB Radios. He is survived by four sisters; Marrion and her husband Armin Rigsbey of Wood River, Judy Adamson of Wood River, Peggy Cunningham of Alton, and Jacqulyn and her husband Bruce Tucker of Wood River; special friends, Bill Meng of MO and Richard Stillwell of Alton; along with several nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces, cousins, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be from 9:30 am until 11:00 am service on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton with Father David Yankauskas as celebrant. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey. Memorials may be made to Knight of Columbus Alton Council or Alton Moose Lodge. Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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