Mr. Harold M. “Pops” Adcock, age 80, entered into rest on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral Services will be 12:00 PM Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Providence Baptist Church by Dr. Roger Wall, Rev. Robert Garrett and Rev. Steve Neal, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Friday, February 9, 2018, at Providence Baptist Church, 232 Providence Church Road, Pageland, SC.
Mr. Adcock was born November 19, 1937, in Chesterfield County, SC, a son of the late Henry Malachi and Nancy Horton Adcock. He was a former employee of Automatic Sprinkler and Sprinkler Fitters Union 669 of Bethesda, MD. Harold, along with his wife, owned and operated the New York Restaurant in Pageland for over 25 years. A faithful member of Providence Baptist Church for over 50 years, Mr. Adcock served as former deacon, member of the Cemetery Committee, Building and Grounds Committee, Sunday school teacher, Church Trustee, and various other committees throughout the years.
Mr. Adcock will be remembered as a man who loved the Lord, God’s word, and his family. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding his tractor, and gardening in order to share his vegetables with friends and neighbors. He also enjoyed woodworking, cooking, and always enjoyed hosting a fish fry. His life touched others and exemplified the love of God to everyone he came in contact with.
In addition to his parents, Harold was also reunited in Heaven with his siblings that predeceased him, Buck Adcock, Bill Adcock, Joe Adcock, James Adcock, Edwin Adcock, Ruth Kirkley, Lula Kirkley, Carolyn Stewart, Lois Adcock, and an infant sibling.
Survivors include wife of 61 years, Marietta E. Adcock of the home; three children, Vickie (Rev. Robert) Garrett of Advance, NC, Chip Adcock (Kathy Plyler) of Monroe, NC, John C. (Michelle) Adcock of Pageland, SC; seven grandchildren, Rachel (Adam) Gardner of Austin, TX, Joni Garrett of Clemmons, NC, Marcie (Brad) Gasque of Seneca, SC, Brandon Adcock of Pageland, SC, Branson Adcock of Pageland, SC, Colby Adcock of Pageland, SC, and Bryce Adcock of Pageland, SC; three sisters, Bernice McPherson of Bethune, SC, Edith Kirkley of Jefferson, SC, and Bobbie Jean Mintz of Lexington, SC; one brother, Ray Adcock of Lancaster, SC; also numerous nieces and nephews.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC, is serving the Adcock family.