OBITUARY: Adam Gene Lessman


Adam Gene Lessman, age 47, of Springfield, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at his home.

Mr. Lessman was born September 28, 1975 in Stephenson County, IL to Randall Gene and Rita Ann Hayes Lessman.

He was a loving husband and father and a dedicated friend. Adam was a U.S. Army veteran and a Manager with Amentum, in aircraft maintenance.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Herb and Thelma Lessman, and Orville and Barbara Hayes; and his mother and father-in-law, Milton and Barbara Bess.

Mr. Lessman is survived by his wife of 27 years, Crystal Lessman; sons, Kaleb (Baleigh) Lessman, and Kyle Lessman; daughter, Kaitlin Bess; parents, Randall and Rita Lessman; brothers, Aaron (Tammy) Lessman, and Andrew (Amanda) Lessman; sisters, Amy (Tim) Steidinger, Annie (Jeremy) Besgrove, and Ashley (Bryan) Ignatow; and his dogs and special fur babies, Layla and Luna.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am Thursday, March 2nd, in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Bro. Wayne Bess officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Aaron Lessman, Andrew Lessman, Tim Steidinger, Jeremy Besgrove, Bryan Ignatow, Wesley Bess, Kirk Tharpe and Rick Coogan serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Tim Jones.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm Wednesday, and again from 10 am until time of the service at 11 am Thursday, at the funeral home.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements.



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