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Obituary for Christopher R. Adams

Christopher R. Adams,
New York, New York,
Formerly of Saginaw.

Beloved father, son and brother passed away Thursday, May 4, 2023 at his home in New York City, New York. Age 55 years. Son of Annette (Flattery) Adams and the late Richard H. Adams, Christopher was born April 19, 1968. Chris was a lively, spirited man who loved travel and any adventures life offered. He lived in California, Colorado, Texas, New York City as well as his home state, Michigan. He worked for many years in the restaurant and hospitality industry and received many promotions and awards throughout his career. Chris will be remembered for the love and compassion for his sons and his family as well as for his easy laughter and his ability to talk with anyone. His creativity was also one of his gifts. He loved growing trees, plants, photography, refinishing furniture and the outdoors. Chris was an excellent and innovative cook who created delicious meals for his family. Chris would also want to be remembered for the kind, compassionate, laid back person he was. He spent the last three years of his dad’s life, helping take care of him both physically and emotionally.

He is survived by his mother Annette Adams, Saginaw; three sons, Kyle Warren, Lansing, Michigan; Koen Adams, Saginaw, Michigan; Glenn Washington III, New York City, New York; one brother, Patrick Adams, Clio, Michigan; one sister, Allison (David) Wahl, Saginaw, Michigan; also his niece, Skye Adams and her son, Rigo, Saginaw, Michigan; as well as Ava and Leah Niemi . Chris has also left behind a special friend, Annie Clayton, New York City, New York and many aunts, uncles and cousins from the Flattery and Adams families. Chris was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Jean Flattery, Jack and Macie Adams; his father, Richard Adams; and an uncle Patrick Flattery.

Honoring Chris’s wishes cremation has taken place. A private family memorial gathering, to celebrate the life of Chris, will take place in the future. Many tears will be shed and stories told about his interesting life. Please share condolences and memories with the family at