Watkinsville - Joe D. Adcock, 77, of Watkinsville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005 at his residence. A native of Oconee County, he was born August 23, 1928 to the late James Lewis Adcock and the late Ann Adcock Porter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Benjamin Lewis Adcock; Watkinsville, Patrick Edward Adcock, Bogart; Walter Daniel Adcock, Atlanta; and a sister, Jane Adcock Ashley, Watkinsville. He was a U.S. Armey Veteran of the Korean War.
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Mr. Adcock was well known for raising and trading livestock. Later he became an auctioneer and auctioned at several livestock barns. He was a member of Bishop United Methodist Church, Watkinsville VFW Post #9147.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Clifford Adcock, a daughter Marchia Adcock Elder, Athens; a son, Joe David Adcock and daughter-in-law Kristy Adcock of Watkinsville, grandchildren Michelle Elder, Watkinsville; Shannon T. Elder and Jade Smith, Bogart, Danny Elder, Gavin Adcock and Kailey Adcock, Watkinsville; one great-granddaughter Keely Elder, Bogart; one brother Jimmy Adcock, Watkinsville; one sister Mavis Keyes, Bogart and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2 pm Friday, Oct. 14, 2005 at Bernstein Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Keith Thomas, Gary Adcock, Forrest Adcock, Brad Dickens, Tommy Saxon, Bobby Dolvin, James Wilson and Wayne Wilson. Visitation will be 6-9 pm Thursday, Oct. 13, 2005 at Bernstein Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Bishop United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 143, Bishop, GA 30621.
The family will be at the residence of Joey and Kristy Adcock, 1500 Mayne Mill Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677.
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Oct. 13, 2005