Michael J. Adams, age 53 passed away unexpectedly Tuesday evening, July 10, 2012 at the Columbus Regional Hospital. He was a resident of Edinburgh.
Mike was born August 26, 1958 in Beech Grove to his parents: Billy J. & Carolyn S. (Carrico) Adams of Morgantown. He married Cindy J. (Sprigle) Adams on June 14, 2003 in Edinburgh. She lovingly survives.
Mike was raised in Morgantown and went on to serve as a Boiler Tech on the USS Cochrane with the United States Navy from 1975 to 1979. He has worked for the past 5 years as a server & greeter at the House of All Ranks at Camp Atterbury in Edinburgh. Prior to that, Mike worked as a CNC Programmer for Kawneer in Franklin for 22 years.
Mike enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, mushroom hunting and tending to his vegetable garden. He was a fan of the Indianapolis Colts and NASCAR with his favorite driver being Jeff Gordon. Mike enjoyed spending time with his family and his dog "Bear."
Mike is survived by his wife; parents; children: Lindy B. Adams of Valparaiso & Staff SGT. Eric R. (wife, Megan) Adams of Ft. Jackson, SC; grandson: Alex B. Adams of Ft. Jackson, SC. He will be remembered by his two sisters: Donna (Jerry) Schmidt of Shoals & Tonya (Jack) Jones of Trafalgar; one brother: Mark Adams of Bargersville; stepchildren: Amy Jo Hyatt of Edinburgh, Sandy (James) Wilson of Trafalgar, Teresa (Gary) Tague of Indianapolis & Richard (Kathy) Mullins of Edinburgh; and 12 step grandchildren.
The Rev. Burt Brock will conduct a funeral service Saturday, 10:30 am at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center located at 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown with military graveside rites presented by the Martinsville American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guards.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Mike toAlcoholics Anonymous, 725 Jonesville Road, Columbus, IN 47201.
Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670