Mike Sadler

Born in Nashville, TN on November 13, 1949

Departed on April 21, 2021 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Michael (Mike) Douglas Sadler, born November 13, 1949 in Nashville TN and after a battle with cancer died on April 21, 2021.

Mike was a long-time member of New Hope Church of Christ on River Road. After graduating Bellevue High School in 1968, Mike worked as an engineer at Nashville Electric Service for many years. During his years of retirement, he spent time traveling and fishing with his dad. Mike was an avid golfer and loved growing tomatoes with his brother Kenny (aka, Beaver). He loved his nieces and nephews and granddaughter Avery.

Preceded in death by his father Claude E. Sadler, Jr and his mother Melba Ann Sadler, Mike is survived by his daughter Shannon Taylor (and granddaughter Avery); brothers Kenny (Michelle and niece Mia), Paul (Carla and nieces Kimberly, Melanie, and McKenzie) and Randy (Susan and nephew Brent and niece Blair).

Graveside services will be held at Harpeth Hills Memorial Gardens, 9090 Highway 100 in Nashville at 12:30 pm on April 28, 2021 and officiated by Pastor Dove Wilson of New Hope Church of Christ.

In lieu of flowers, Mike’s brothers request that you consider donating to the American Cancer Society

18 Comments to Mike Sadler

  1. Bill and Judy Maguire says:

    Our hearts are broken. We will miss our wonderful neighbor, Mike. Gone too soon. We will miss his kind and gentle spirit. It won’t be the same without him. Sending love to his family.

  2. Linda and Claude Smith says:

    We are so sad!! Mike was a great friend and a one of a kind human being. he will be greatly missed.

  3. Pam and Wally Freeman says:

    We are so sad! We have known Mike for so many years. He was so kind and caring and if you knew him you liked him! Praying for his family. He will be missed by so many!

  4. Sam Oldham says:

    RIP Mike you will be missed by all of your family and friends

  5. HILDA JRust ONES says:

    This makes my heart hurt. He was a very good friend. We were related in around about way.

  6. Ray and Trish Covington says:

    Ray and I are so sorry for your loss. Shannon and Avery we are here if you need us. Love you lots

  7. Ronnie and Jennie crouch says:

    Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers so sorry for your loss mike was a great guy

  8. Peggy Stevens says:

    Another Bellevue Owl that will never be forgotten. RIP my friend.

  9. Stacy Smith says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I know what you are feeling. If yall need anything please let me know. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  10. g turner says:

    Mike was a person that I enjoyed speaking with before retirement. Good times.

  11. Steve Maynard says:

    Mike has been a great friend of mine for 57 years, and I’ve not known anyone more friendly or more devoid of ego. He was a favorite bright star at Bellevue High School and served his 1968 fellow classmates as their president with distinction and humility and always with good-natured humor. He laughed and loved much and often, and lived a godly Christian life.

    He will certainly be missed by me and many others whose hearts are broken for now, until that Day.
    Prayers and sympathy to his family of brothers Kenny, Paul, and Randy, and nieces and nephews, and to his daughter and granddaughter.

  12. Willard meadows says:

    Mike will be missed rest in peace old friend

  13. Deborah Greer Quigley says:

    Another classmate has gone home to our LORD and SAVIOR! Until we meet again Mike, RIP !

  14. Roy Ayers says:

    I hate to hear this…especially that he had to fight cancer. I worked with Mike a lot when I first started here at Nashville Electric Service. He was one of the great ones. Mike always had a great attitude and created a positive atmosphere in our group. He was always whistling while he worked. He always set the example and would never ask anyone to do something that he would not do himself. Mike did not have to tell me he was a Christian; I could tell it be his actions and how he lived every day. I’m so glad he got to spend time with his Dad and family after his retirement. Prayers of comfort and peace for his family.

  15. Deborah Durrett says:

    Mike’s passing is much too soon. We seem to arrived at an age where we are saying many good byes to people who have been a part of our lives: our history. Mike was a magnet for me, one I gravitated to, constantly reminding me of my very happy days as an Owl at Bellevue Highschool. I will miss him..

  16. Dale and Lana DeMoss says:

    Our thought and prayers are with you during this sad time.
    We know mike will be truly missed.

  17. Alan McMullin says:

    An old BHS friend. Mike was a good man who always had a good word for everyone. I never remember a time when there wasn’t a smile on his face. He leaves an empty place in all our lives and hearts that can’t be filled except with the memories of good times from our past. Rest in peace old friend, I know you’re now singing God’s praises and worshiping at His throne.

  18. Donna Ethridge Silva says:

    So very sorry for your loss my late husband and I knew Mike a very long time sending prayers 🙏 he was a fine person

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