Michael Eugene Adam

Apr. 01, 2013 @ 11:55 PM

God opened the gates of heaven and called his child home.

Michael Eugene Adam, age 44, of Pigeon Forge, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2013, at LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville, surrounded by his family.

Born October 9, 1968 in Eau Claire, Wis., he was a 1986 graduate of Memorial High School.

He loved the mountains and moved to the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area. He enjoyed hiking or just sitting looking at the views.

He spent a lot of time at Dollywood and Splash Country. He enjoyed the many shows in the area and made so many good friends. He especially loved Christmas in the Smokies. Michael enjoyed cooking and was a good cook. He was an Executive Chef in some of the area’s restaurants.

Michael accepted Christ as his Savior at an early age and has been a faithful member of Gum Stand Baptist church, Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Services will be 2 p.m. on March 30, 2013 at Circlewood Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, Ala., with Dr. Herb Thomas officiating, with Magnolia South Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church on March 29, 2013 and 1 hour prior to service.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Paul Adam and Olga Adam, both of Eau Claire, Wis., and Elmo Steuby and Nell Bolick of Tacoma, Wash.

Survivors includes his sons Michael Eugene Adam Jr. of Menominee, Wis., Richard Sean Adam, Columbus, Ga.; daughter Tiffany Lorene Adam of Eau Claire, Wis.; his parents Jerry & Anita Adam, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; brothers Richard (wife Chrissy) Adam, Eau Claire, Wis., Steven (wife Terri) Adam of Lumber Bridge, N.C.; one aunt, Jeanne (Frank) Taylor of Tacoma, Wash.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Michael’s name to Circlewood Baptist Church, 2201 Loop Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404.

Pallbearers will be Jeffery Adam, Steven Adam Jr., Charles Fields, Andy Cicero, Johnny Jones and Allen Pritchett.

Honorary pallbearers: David Ogle, Andy Davis, Pastor Ronald Reagan and members and friends of Gum Stand Baptist Church and Circlewood Baptist Church.

He is now free of pain and safely “Home,” resting in the arms of his heavenly father. Our loss is Heaven’s gain.