MEREDITH – Cecil John Adams, 90, of the Meredith Bay Colony Club, passed away peacefully surrounded by his two sons and niece at his home on Friday, March 4, 2022.
John was born on May 7, 1931 in Bury St. Edmunds, England, the son of the late Arthur and Rose (Clarke) Adams.
As a youth, John served in the British Royal Air Force in the meteorological department. He was an amazing husband, father, avid traveler, photographer, airplane enthusiast, and storyteller.
John has worked as a software engineer for many companies including Honey-well/Bull, Phillips in France and Siemens in Germany which has allowed the family to travel all over the world. He also helped develop software for NOAA Hurricane Hunter “Porky” in Biloxi, MS, combining his love for weather and airplanes.
John is survived by two sons, John Adams of Hampton and Christopher Ad-ams of Meredith; and five grandchildren, Quinn, Tucker, Hayden, Sophie and Molly; as well as his brother Pierre. In addition to his parents, John was predeceased by his wife of 27 years, Maria; two brothers, Edward and Lionel; and his sister, Audrey.
A private burial service for the family will be held at Christ Church Cemetery, Andover, MA where he will be buried next to his beloved wife Maria.