June 18, 2015
Mr. Ernest “Ernie” Adcox, Sr., age 79 of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Tennova Medical Center at Turkey Creek in Knoxville, Tennessee. Ernie was a Member of Second Baptist Church in Rockwood, Tennessee. Ernest was a Retired General Contractor in Building Construction. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, and a Member of the Rockwood Masonic Lodge #403 F&AM. He was a founding Member of the Rockwood Rams Quarterback Club, where he coached Football for many years. He was a Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother. Ernie had many Friends in the Rockwood Community. He was preceded by: Parents: Arnold Henry & Lula Dell Adcox; Son: Ernest Adcox, Jr.; Grandson: Robby Lee Childs
He is survived by:
Wife: Lula Mae Adcox of Rockwood, Tennessee
Daughter: Sherry Adcox of Clinton, Tennessee
Granddaughter: Lena Burris (Rick) of Lake City, Tennessee
3 Grandchildren: Keitel Ernie Harris, Kylie Adcox, and Kelsey Burris
Brother: Ralph Adcox (Dorothy) of Harriman, Tennessee
Sisters: Helen Collins (Leonard) of Midtown, Tennessee
Louise Shillings of Harriman, Tennessee
Joyce Christmas (Alvin) of Bitter Creek Community; Harriman, Tennessee
Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins
Arrangements are as follows: Saturday, June 20, 2015 in the Chapel of Evans Mortuary in Rockwood, Tennessee, Family will receive Friends from 12:00 noon to 2:00pm; Funeral Services will be at 2:00pm with Dr. Rev. Glenn Smith, officiating. Concluding Services and Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood, Tennessee.
Evans Mortuary is serving the Family of Mr. Ernest “Ernie” Adcox, Sr.