Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Phenix City

3770 Highway 431 North, Phenix City, AL


Joe Henry Adcock

December 28, 1928October 6, 2019

Joe Henry Adcock, U.S. Army (Ret), passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019, at his home in Pineville, North Carolina. He was born on December 27, 1928, in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Betty (Kirby) Adcock; 5 children, Karen Tomkovich (Jack) of Huntsville, AL, Vicki Helton of Pineville, NC, Steve Adcock (Lori) of Kathleen, GA, Laurie Gallup (Gerry) of Navarre, FL, and Melina Adcock of Charlotte, NC; his seven beloved grandchildren, Dustin, Meghan, Wesley, Matthew, Ashleigh, Stephanie, and Abigail; 3 great grandchildren, as well as his brother Rufus, and two sisters, Bet and Barbara. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Caitlin. A veteran of the Vietnam War, Mr. Adcock served in the U.S. Army for 22 years, retiring as a Master Sergeant. Following his military service, he retired in Ozark, AL, where he was a member of the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. He was a letter carrier for 20 years at the U.S. Post Office in Enterprise, AL. A service will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 11 AM, in the Chapel of McEwen Funeral Service – Pineville, 10500 Park Road, Charlotte, NC. A visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday October 15, 2019 from 10:00 -11:30 am (EST) at Striffler-Hamby, 3770 Hwy 431 North, Phenix City, AL Interment with full military honors will follow at the Fort Mitchell Military Cemetery in Alabama on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 12:30 pm. The family would like to recognize the staff of The Laurels at Carolina Place, BrightStar Care of Charlotte, and the Charlotte Region Hospice for their care and support


  • a visitation for family and friemds Tuesday, October 15, 2019
  • A Graveside Celebration of Joe's Life Tuesday, October 15, 2019


Joe Henry Adcock

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