|Birth: ||Mar. 29, 1939|
|Death: ||Mar. 26, 2009|
Ralph "Goo-Goo" Adcock, 69, of Harriman, died Thursday, March 26, 2009, at his home.
Born March 29, 1939, in Coalfield, he lived in Ohio for four years before moving to Harriman in 1969. He retired from the construction business. For many years, he installed and repaired both commercial and residential heating and air-conditioning units. A faithful member of Lee Village Baptist Church, Harriman, he was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Germany. A great conversationalist, he kept abreast of and enjoyed talking about current events. He loved Coalfield and was a supporter of Coalfield High School and the Yellow Jackets football team. He was also a University of Tennessee football fan.
He was preceded in death by mother, Gladys Adcock; by Kern and Bill Adcock, with whom he made his home; and brother, Terry Douglas Russell.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Jean Woods Adcock; daughter and son-in-law, Hope and Michael Poland of Harriman; granddaughter, Abbigail Poland of Harriman; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lewanda and Kenneth Ward of Coalfield, Loretta Cooper of Ohio, Jayleen and Don Williams and Danajo and Larry McCrosky, all of Georgia, and Cricket Beams of Pennsylvania; brothers and sisters-in-law, Butch and Polly Adcock of Montana, Wayne and Joanne Adcock of Jonesboro, Ed and Doris Adcock and Keith and Wilma Adcock, all of Coalfield, and Spanky and Linda Adcock of Kentucky; and several nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, in Sharp Funeral Home, Oliver Springs. Funeral service will follow, with Pastor David Tapp officiating. Graveside service and burial will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at Adcock Cemetery, Coalfield.
An online register is available at www.sharpfh.com.
This obituary appeared in the Roane County News.
Created by: Karen Ann King Starkey
Record added: Apr 01, 2009
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