Tommy Dwight Adcox

July 3, 1934March 27, 2011

Tommy D. Adcox, 76, of Hixson, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 27, 2011. Born in Coalfield, Tennessee and he graduated from Coalfield High School in 1952. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army. Mr. Adcox was sales manager for Herb Adcox Chevrolet for over 60 years. He enjoyed attending car auctions in Nashville, Atlanta and Birmingham every week. Preceded in death by parents, Lloyd and Cecil Ruffner Adcox; three brothers, James Adcox, Dean Adcox and Raymond Adcox; nephew, Grant Adcox. Survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Katherine Walls Adcox; daughter Teresa and Buddy Trammell of Knoxville, Tennessee; son, Ken Adcox and Jim Bass of Alpharetta, Georgia; five precious grandchildren, Aaron, Katie, Kristin, Kathryn and Linda; brother Herb and Jean Adcox of Chattanooga; sister, Sandra Young; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held on Thursday at 1 P.M. at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery in Oliver Springs, Tennessee with Rev. Garvin Walls officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Smith, Jerry Smith, E.W. Haney, Clifford McCabe, Bill Camden and Mike Thomason. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the Chattanooga Funeral Home North Chapel in Hixson and on Thursday from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Oliver Springs, Tennessee. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Willenna Dillard and to the staff of Hospice of Chattanooga, especially Courtney. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37416 or to Bethel Bible Village, 3001 Hamill Road, Hixson, Tennessee 37343. Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tennessee 37343. Please share your thoughts and memories at


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 30, 2011
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 31, 2011

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Curt & Sharon Wilson

April 4, 2011

Praying God will give you the strengh you need and fill the void in your heart.

Rod & Melanie

March 31, 2011

For Catherine and Family, in the words of John Mills,"Life's race well run, Life's work well done,Life's riches won, Now commeth rest."

Helen Fowler

March 31, 2011

Teresa, I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope that all your good memories of your Dad will sustain you during this sad time.

Mary Jane Greer Hubbard

March 31, 2011

I am praying for your family during this time.

Deborah Byrd

March 30, 2011

I am so sorry for your great loss. He will be missed tremendously by all who knew him. The time that i had the pleasure to work with him at Herb Adcox Chevrolet, He was a joy to work with. Everytime time i think of him I will always have a smile. He had that kind of impact on people. He was wonderful.

Billy (Jay) Ledford

March 30, 2011

I thank GOD for getting to know and work with Tommy He was a true friend and business man
May He always be in our Hearts and memories
Billy J Ledford

Crickett Adcock

March 29, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.