Kendall Adams, 67, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, passed away unexpectedly on November 10, 2017 in Tulsa. He was the son of James W. and Ruth (Maulding) Adams. A Celebration of Ken's life was held November 14, 2017 at Hayhurst Funeral Chapel, Broken Arrow. Per his wishes, Kendall's ashes will be released on Grand Lake in Spring 2018.
Kendall attended McLeansboro schools; NIU; received a Bachelor's Degree from Southern Illinois University; and a Master's Degree from Memphis State University. He was also a veteran, having faithfully served his country in the United States Army.
Professionally Kendall worked 40+ years with Manhattan Construction Group, earning the title of Executive Vice President. He was a member of both Associated Builders and Contractors, and the Association of General Contractors.
Spending time at his home on Grand Lake was Ken's favorite past time. He enjoyed golfing; dancing at Mooney's; cruising the lake in his boat; and collecting classic cars and hot rods. Kendall traveled extensively to follow his favorite NASCAR driver, Tony "Smoke" Stewart.
Kendall is survived by his long time companion Sandy Scott and her sons Rodney, Tony, and C Ryan. His son Reid (Alissa) Adams and daughters Kasey (Andrew) Fennell and Nicole (Dylan) McCants. His siblings Jan Belva, Stan and Wendi Adams.
Grandchildren who loved "Poppa Kendall" include Luke and Mary Cate McCants; Ethan, Landon, and Adeline Adams; Lleyton and Wyatt Fennell; and Sandy's grandchildren Nathan, Dakota, Kennedy, and Mackenzie.
Also grieving is Kendall's devoted dog, Sprint.
Preceding Kendall in death were his parents and his beloved son Keeling.
Published on December 1, 2017