Anyone remember Little Earl Adams?

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hey

Brownsville, TN

#1 Jan 7, 2013
I do and he was another sweet man. Yes he did drink a lot but he hurt himself more than anyone else. I really liked that man.
I heard he was a highly decorated Military man. Anyone know about that?
Big Bug Podge

Somerset, KY

#2 Jan 8, 2013
hey wrote:
I do and he was another sweet man. Yes he did drink a lot but he hurt himself more than anyone else. I really liked that man.
I heard he was a highly decorated Military man. Anyone know about that?
We called him Quick Draw
EWA

Freeport, TX

#3 Apr 14, 2014
I realize that this is an old post, but can anyone tell me more about him? He was my grandfather. I never got to meet him and my father doesn't remember him. Thanks.
jed

Somerset, KY

#4 Apr 14, 2014
Who?
just wonderin

Barbourville, KY

#5 Apr 15, 2014
i knew nim and some of his family pretty sure he was a navy vetran WW2 dont really remember much more
Emily Stone

United States

#6 Jun 14, 2014
I just purchased a military group photo at a garage sale today in Oklahoma. It is not dated. There are some handwritten names on the back... The first of which says, "Pvt. Earl Adams Barbourville, Ky."
I know

London, KY

#7 Jun 14, 2014
I remember him very well, everyone knew Quick Draw, he was a fine fellow
Concerned

Barbourville, KY

#8 Jun 14, 2014
Emily if you would like to donate the photo I'm sure our Knox County Museum would love it he was a real character...
Alice

Winchester, KY

#9 Jun 14, 2014
Earl had a good heart!
WWII hero

Franklin, TN

#10 Jun 14, 2014
He was a decorated wwII vetran. Very kind and gentle soul . His medals from the war are on display at knox historical museum .
Emily Stone

Oklahoma City, OK

#11 Jun 15, 2014
Concerned wrote:
Emily if you would like to donate the photo I'm sure our Knox County Museum would love it he was a real character...
Although I currently live in Oklahoma, I am from Indiana. My grandma is from Harrogate/Tazwell so I have driven through Barbourville several times. I bought the picture because it was flag day.. and it seemed special. I will send the picture this week.
Concerned

Barbourville, KY

#12 Jun 15, 2014
Great Thank You....
Bob

London, KY

#13 Jun 16, 2014
I remember Earl very well, He was one of the happiest person you would ever meet . I remember one time when he would ride in old Hearst and he would lay in the back and wave at people. Man that was so funny, he looked so real. I thought the world of him.

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