Dustin R Adams

Feb 08, 1990 - Oct 18, 2020

Dustin R Adams

February 08, 1990 - October 18, 2020


Coralville- Dustin R Adams, age 30 of Coralville, died on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at his home.
Dustin was born February 8, 1990, in Iowa City, to Shannon and Karen (Pfannebecker) Adams and graduated from English Valleys High School in 2008. He then enlisted in the Marine Corps, serving in Japan and Afghanistan. Following his discharge, Dustin moved to Cedar Rapids, where he worked for Rockwell Collins. He then attended the University of Iowa, majoring in Computer Science. He was currently working at the University of Iowa. Dustin enjoyed playing computer games and board games, motocross, computers and tinkering.
Survivors include his mother: Karen (Dennis) Bartlett of Hedrick; father: Shannon (Winnie) Adams of Jackson, MO; step father: Roger (Debbi) Smith of Millersburg; sister: Brittney (Adam Hoffa) Adams of Victor; brother Ryan (Burgandy Frese) Smith of North English; half sister: Bridgett Adams Smith of Jackson, MO; step siblings: Bree Bartlett of Ottumwa, Tyler Bartlett of Coralville and Drake Bartlett of Oskaloosa; grandparents: Floyd and Shirley Smith of North English, Helen Weldon of Iowa City and Catherine Hartle of Millersville, MO; great uncle: Wally Gilliland of South English; great aunt: (Meme) Mary Hengst of Cape Girardeau, MO; uncles: Tim Adams of Jackson, MO, Shawn Weldon of Iowa City, Seth Pfannebecker and Ricky Pfannebecker, both of Green Castle, PA; aunts: Rhonda Elliott of Jackson, MO and Kirsten Pfannebecker of Green Castle, PA; several other aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandpa "Papa" Michael Pfannebecker, great uncle Rick Pfannebecker and great aunt Jeannie Roop.

Celebration of Life Service will be held 10:30 am on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at the Powell Funeral Home in North English, with Pastor Joe Hohenshell officiating. The service will also be livestreamed on the Powell Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial with military rites will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery near Martinsburg. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Mask usage and social distancing are strongly encouraged for both the visitation and service.

A memorial fund has been established for the family. Powell Funeral Home in North English is caring for Dustin and his family. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

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Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sat, Oct 24, 2020 at 10:30 am
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