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Kenneth Charles Adcock

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Kenneth Charles Adcock Obituary
Kenneth Charles Adcock, 76, died peacefully with his wife and daughter by his side Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Service: Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Pilot Point. Interment: St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday with a rosary at 6:30 p.m. at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Memorials: Gifts in his memory may be made to the Building Fund, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 400 St. Thomas Aquinas Ave., Pilot Point, Texas 76258, or at stthomaspilotpoint.org. Kenneth "Ken" Charles Adcock was born March 21, 1937, in the Green Valley community in Denton County to Clint and Viola Meador Adcock. He attended schools in Green Valley and Aubrey and graduated from Pilot Point High School in 1955. There he met Mary Ann Nortman. They were married at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church on Jan. 7, 1956. They had made their home in Haltom City for the past 57 years. Their daughter, Kristi Kay Adcock Trampe, was born Oct. 9, 1959. Kenneth enjoyed the outdoors. He loved fishing and hunting and took great pleasure in teaching Kristi, as well as his granddaughters, Erin and Meagan, to fish. After many wonderful years with his fishing buddies, Kenneth and Mary Ann built a home on the Sanger side of Lake Ray Roberts. He loved cattle and raised them until last year. His retirement was interrupted by Parkinson's disease. Kenneth worked for Star Vending for 14 years. He owned and operated Lone Star Vending and Star Coffee Break Service until 2006. He was active in St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in North Richland Hills. A lifetime and charter member of Knights of Columbus Council #8512, he was also active in the Texas Merchandise Vending Association and Catholic Life Insurance. He also supported Nolan Catholic High School. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Clint and Viola Adcock; and brother, N.C. "Buddy" Adcock. Survivors: His wife of 57 years, Mary Ann; daughter, Kristi Kay Trampe and husband, David; granddaughters, Erin Stiggins and husband, Todd, and Meagan Trampe; great-grandson, Wyatt Stiggins; sisters, Mary Ford, Sandra Adams and husband, James, and Pat Faught and husband, Weldon; sisters-in-law, Mildred Burt, Janice Holley and husband, Bill, Doris Short and Della Turner; brother-in-law, Charlie Nortman and wife, Fay; numerous nieces and nephews; and treasured friends.
Published in Star-Telegram on Sept. 17, 2013
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