Robert Louis Adcock

Born on June 28, 1935

Departed on July 18, 2020 and resided in Hermitage, TN

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Born in Union City ,IN on June 28, 1935 Departed on July 18, 2020 and resided in Hermitage, TN

Robert Louis Adcock, age 85, of Hermitage, TN passed on Saturday, July 18, 2020. A life celebration will be held at a later date.

He is preceded in death by his wife Monica Adcock, parents Arlie and Bessie Adcock and sister, Ruby Walters. He is survived by his children Bill Adcock (Nathan Napier), Patty Daugherty (Kevin) and John Adcock; Grandchild, Joel Daugherty; brothers Jim Adcock, Dan Adcock and Joe Adcock.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alz.org/tn

Bob was born on a farm in Indiana; but moved his family South 50 years ago. His children were his true loves. He was so proud of them. However, he was a man of many talents and interests. He worked a lifetime in the wire business. None of that compares to his work when he was needed by his family. They knew Dad would always help, if at all possible. He was also known for his work helping others with car issues. His daughter, Patty, often called him “Motor Head.” Then there were the Sunday drives with the family - unless NASCAR was on TV, a must see. After retirement, add to that the 4 o’clock drives insisted upon by his beloved dog, Sally. But if we were to talk about one thing Bob did that always made him smile, it would be to know he was in the “Clean Plate Club”. He loved to eat! Ice Cream just might be at the top of the list. To say it was his favorite is an understatement. So, to honor Robert Louis Adcock tonight … have a dish of ice cream.

6 Comments to Robert Louis Adcock

  1. Tiffany, Rob and Michael Mathias
    July 21, 2020 6:19 pm

    You guys know we loved your Mom and Dad. I’m thankful his suffering has ended and he is completely restored in Glory. Many happy memories of Mr. Bob and Granny Monica!

    Much love to all of you.

  2. Patricia Clouse
    July 21, 2020 6:55 pm

    Love to you all. I always loved talking to your Dad. He was a great man.

  3. Becky Charlton
    July 21, 2020 8:06 pm

    Patty, I’m so sorry for your loss! I’ll fondly remember the fun stories you shared with me about taking care of him when it was time for him to come live with you. While that was stressful at the time, you’ll have some wonderful heart-warming chuckles and memories. Love and miss you.

  4. Jane Smith
    July 21, 2020 9:10 pm

    Patty, I am so sorry for your loss. Our family is sending up prayers for you and your family. Take care.

    Jane and Wayne Smith

  5. Donna and Wayne Jennings
    July 21, 2020 9:42 pm

    So sorry to all the Adcock family. So glad your dad doesn’t have suffer anymore.
    Let us know when the memorial will be.

    Love you all!!!

  6. Michelle Allen-Parker
    July 22, 2020 9:38 am

    Patty, I am so sorry for your loss. No matter the age or situation, it’s always hard to lose a parent. I am here if you ever need to talk.
    Michelle

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