Michael Wayne Adams

February 2, 1948 - December 9, 2017
Michael Wayne Adams


Michael Wayne Adams, age 69, of Hampstead, passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on February 2, 1948, the son of Ernest Adams and Freda Simpson Adams.

Michael was a teacher and enjoyed his career very much.

He served his country with honor and distinction as a Sargent in the United States Marine Corps. during the Vietnam war.

Michael is survived by his wife, Catherine Horn, his daughters Jennifer Werner and Rebecca Canty, his son Daniel Adams, his son-in-law, Daniel Canty and his grandchildren Natalie Adams, Daniel Canty, Colton Adams, and Cannon Adams.

The family will receive friends from 4:00pm till 7:00pm on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the Topsail Seniors Center, 20959 US-17, Hampstead, NC 28443. A Service to celebrate his life will take place at 5:00pm. In recognition of Michael’s honorable and faithful service to his country the United States Marines will present a Rendering of Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions made to the Hampstead Marine Corps League Detachment 1321, PO Box 1448, Hampstead, NC 28443, in Memory of Michael would be greatly appreciated.

Please share memories and condolences with the family by clicking on the “Post a Condolence” tab below.

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.


Purchase Flowers

Tribute Wall

Please feel free to sign the guestbook or share a memory



Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  • December 13, 2017
    Phil Cababe, Ormond Beach FL. says:
    To Cathy and family: I was very sorry to hear of Mikes passing. I admired Mike for always sticking up for what he felt was right. I remember Mike as a great co-worker and friend. Please accept my condolences for his loss. Phil