R.E. Adams was born in 1901 in Cabri, Saskatchewan. His father was Simmond Adams, and he had 2 brothers, Charley and Frank, and 2 sisters, Nina and Viola. In 1915 the family moved and eventually settled near Gundy Station, BC. In 1926 R.E. moved to Sexsmith, AB, then to Dimsdale in 1934. He enlisted in the army in 1940 at age 39, and after the war he moved to Crooked Creek. He homesteaded land in Section 28 Twp 74 R6 M6. In 1955 he moved to Grande Prairie. He was buried in the Emerson Trail Cemetery in 1971.
Source: Pioneers of the Peace p. 315
Emerson Trail Cemetery Database online