A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Jules Catholic Church on Saturday for longtime Lafayette educator Robert Louis “Bob” Adamson.
Adamson, 82, died today after a 19-year battle with cancer.
The mass will be at 11 a.m. Visitation will be on Friday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m., and again on Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until time of service. Delhomme Funeral Home on Bertrand is in charge of the arrangements.
Adamson was head basketball coach at Teurlings, Fatima, Scott, and Lafayette High School (LHS). His Fatima basketball team reached the state quarterfinals in 1964 and his 1969 LHS team played for the state championship. Adamson moved from the athletic department to the administrative team at LHS in 1969. He served as principal at LHS from 1973 to 1984 and subsequently was principal at Judice Middle School from 1983-1995.
Adamson also was active in education and civic groups, and was a die-hard Ragin Cajuns fan. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, two daughters, a son, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
To read the obituary about his full and active life, click here.