Obituary for Michael J Adams

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Michael J Adams

August 26, 1958 - July 10, 2012

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

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: August 26, 1958
Died: July 10, 2012

Condolences for Michael Adams

SFC Jody Wilson posted on 1/1/00

I am so, so sorry for your loss Cindy. I truely understand what you are going throug. There are no words that can bring comfort but do know that you are in my thoughts and prayers darlin. God bless you and your family.


Jessica Wilson posted on 1/1/00

I am so sorry to hear what happened about Mike. Cheyanne and I loved when we went up to the house and he was there. We would always pick on each other with him, he was such a great and funny guy. I'm so deeply sorry for your loss, I'm here for all of you anytime.


Mark & Amy Sichting posted on 1/1/00

Bill, Carolyn and family, So very sorry for your loss, you are all in our thoughts and prayers.


Joan & Rod Cavaliere posted on 1/1/00

Bill, Carolyn, & family, as we talked about the other night Carolyn you are so fortunate to have such a loving family. The will walk you through this. Out thoughts, prayers, & hearts are with you & your family.