He was a United States Army Veteran & valiantly served in the Vietnam War. He received many awards for his service including the Bronze Star.
He married Susan Hill & had one daughter, Aimee. He later met his loving wife Lori Hale & her two daughters Brandy and Dani. They married on December 14, 1995 & resided in the St. George area until they moved to Parowan, UT in 2006.
Throughout Mike's life he worked in all fields of construction which led him to become his own boss as a General Contractor. Mike had a passion for building & a love for wood. He had immense talent in hand crafting custom hardwood furniture.
He had a love of people, children, & dogs, especially his Irish Setters, but most recently his sweet Golden Retriever Lilly. He was famous for his humor, a lengthy list of one liner, & the nicknames he gave the ones he loved.
Mike is survived by his devoted wife Lori Adams of Parowan, UT, daughters Aimee Adams of St George, UT, Brandy Conklin of Parowan, UT, Danielle "Nannerbell" (Darek) Alonzo of St George, UT, brothers Jack Adams (Cheri) of Hillsboro, OR, Jeff Adams of Salt Lake City, UT, sisters Sandra Smith of Grand Junction, CO, Kathy (Steve) Lefler of Heber, UT, grandchildren Bobby, Jaze, Jonathan, Jocelyn, Justin, Dawson, & Ava, nieces, nephews, and many cherished friends.
He was met in heaven by his father Jack Adams, mother Dawna Adams, & brother Mark Adams.
Graveside service will be held on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Parowan Cemetery. Online condolences can be left at www.swindlehurstfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers please donate in Mike's honor to The Fisher House 690 S Valdez Rd Salt Lake City, UT 84148 – Arrangements entrusted to SWINDLEHURST FUNERAL HOME.