Charles Mike Michael Adams

March 26, 1941July 9, 2011

ADAMS, Sgt. Charles Michael "Mike" - Age 70 of Goodlettsville, passed away July 9, 2011. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank A. and Gwendolyn Sloan Adams; brother, Frank Adams and son, Kevin Adams. Mike is survived by his daughter, April Adams Rogers and husband Josh; grandchildren, Rebekah and Abigail Rogers; sisters, Barbara Goodrich and Sherry Roney; brother, Chris Adams and several nieces and nephews. Mike was a Father Ryan graduate and then played baseball at Middle Tennessee State University. He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals and then served with the Nashville Vols for several years. Later, he retired after 25 years of service as a police officer and vice squad member with the Nashville Metropolitan Police Department. Visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at the Church of the Assumption. Mass of Resurrection will be conducted at 10 am, on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at the Church of the Assumption with Rev. Patrick Kibby serving as celebrant. Memorials may be made to the Fraternal Order of Police, 440 Welshwood Dr. Nashville, Tennessee 37211. MARSHALL-DONNELLY-COMBS (615) 327-1111


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 12, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Charles Mike Michael Adams

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Tommy Gentry

July 20, 2011

I never worked with Mike but he had a gift of making others feel special. He would never pass me without smiling and saying hi or stopping for a short chat. He would make me feel better for the rest of the day. RIP Mike

July 14, 2011

Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of Mike. The last time I saw you was at Mason's in Goodlettsville. I will always remember out days together as motorcycle officers. God bless you Mike. You were a good man and will be missed.

Jim & Stephanie Brown
(Capt. Jim Brown-Retired)
Goodlettsville, TN

Josh Rogers

July 13, 2011

I am Mike’s son-in-law Josh. I didn’t know Mike as well as some but I do know his daughter real well (my wife April). I know that a lot of April’s wonderful traits came from her father. I think Mike’s greatest achievement in his life was raising April into the woman she is today. I have to say I was a little intimidated of Mike in the beginning especially when I asked him if I could marry his daughter but there was something about him that made me want to be around him as much as possible. This isn’t good-by Mike it’s “I’ll see you in the morning.”

Jim Allen

July 12, 2011

I worked with Mike at the Police Dept. and played softball on the Police team with Mike for several years. Ann and I enjoyed our fellowship with Mike for many years. Mike I will miss you.

Joy Brooks

July 12, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Robert Wahl

July 12, 2011

I did not know Mike except for a conversation we had on the phone several years ago. I had served with his brother Frank in the Marine Corps in Vietnam and been with Frank the day he died. My wife and I send our condolences to the Adams family. I wish I had the chance to meet him in person because he seemed to be a nice man.


July 12, 2011

God will bless you mike. There is no doubt. East station was a special place, because of you. I guess we had a little extra bond, because of Father Ryan.You always had that sunny smile, that made all the clouds disappear. I'm sure your family is very proud of your life-- I am, because you made a big influence on a lot of rookie cops !!! THANKS MIKE !!

July 12, 2011

Mike and Frank lived across the street from Fulton and me when we were kids. They were good people. RIP

July 11, 2011

Mike was Frank's little brother...and my brother-in-law, we spent many happy times together. Our thoughts and prayers go to everyone in Mike's family, especially April, Barbara & Sherry. Bernadette Adams

william jones

July 11, 2011

so long mike, our prayers and thoughts are with your family. you were a great friend as well as a great police sergeant. we will all miss you. lois and sgt willie lee jones mnpd retired.