Leland (Cookie) Moore Adcock, Sr.
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Leland (Cookie) Moore Adcock, Sr., age 76, passed away from this life to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ October 22, 2012 at his home following a long and courageous battle with cancer.
He was born April 4, 1936 in Christiana, TN to the late Bessie Boyd Moore Adcock and Clyde Felix Adcock, Sr. He was a lifelong resident of Rutherford County.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m., at Woodfin Funeral Chapel, with Chuck Myers officiating. Burial will be in Coleman Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday, at Woodfin Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Adcock is survived by his wife, Evelyn Johnson Adcock; children, Leland (Candy) Adcock, Jr., Brigida Gail Adcock Newberry and Michelle (August) Pendergrass; grandchildren, Jamie Adcock, Brian Cooper, Ashley Adcock, Tyler Adcock, Zachary McAnally, Adam McAnally, Tyson Cope, Amanda Newberry, Ashlyn Newberry and Kiana Pendergrass; daughter-in-law, Lisa McAnally; two brothers, Jimmy and Randy Adcock, and seven sisters, Dorothy Fann, June (Dwight) Gale, Rhetta Clark, Patsy Bebout, Mary King, Martha (Larry) Smotherman, Kitty Westbrooks, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jeff McAnally and four brothers, Paul, Dolittle, Charlie and Clyde Adcock, Jr.
Mr. Adcock was a mechanic and welder for Hurst Construction Company, a mechanic for the Marty Robbins Racing Team, a civil defense volunteer for the Kittrell Community, a mechanic for the Kittrell Volunteer Fire Dept., a licensed ham radio operator, and was a general jack of all trades. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, metal detecting, playing guitar, gardening, building and flying radio controlled airplanes, fishing, and gun collecting.
Nephews will serve as Pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to the
Condolences may be made at www.woodfinchapel.com. Woodfin Memorial Chapel, (615) 893-5151.
Woodfin Funeral Chapel
1488 LASCASSAS PIKE Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Published in The Daily News Journal on Oct. 24, 2012