Titans owner Bud Adams memorialized in Houston

Titans owner Bud Adams memorialized in Houston

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Bud Adams died on October 21 of natural causes at his Houston, Texas home. Bud Adams died on October 21 of natural causes at his Houston, Texas home.
Titans head coach Mike Munchak was among those who spoke at Monday's memorial. Titans head coach Mike Munchak was among those who spoke at Monday's memorial.
HOUSTON -

Hundreds gathered to remember Tennessee Titans owner K.S. "Bud" Adams Monday in Texas.

Adams died of natural causes at his Houston home one week ago.  He was 90 years old.

Monday's 50 minute memorial service was held at Second Baptist Church.

Titans head coach Mike Munchak was among those who paid their respects to Adams.

"It's truly an honor to me to be asked by the Adams' family to say a few words," Munchak said.

He continued, "On behalf of the many players and coaches who has the privilege to be part of the Adams' organization the past six decades. I have been blessed to have been with this organization for four of those decades. I will forever be grateful to Mr. Adams for the opportunities he gave me."

Described by many as a "character," the pastor of Monday's service added, "Bud was, bigger than life. He's indescribable. He was a renaissance man. He was a character, part of a legendary atmosphere of Texas and Houston and for that matter the entire NFL and beyond."

Known as "Big Bud" by his granddaughter, Adams leaves behind two grown daughters and seven grandchildren.

Though the future of the Titans remains unknown, it is believed the team's ownership will be passed down to Adams' surviving family members.

Mr. Adams has made it clear he wants the Titans to stay in Nashville and the team's lease at LP Field extends through 2028.

Watch News at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. for live coverage on Mr. Adams service.

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