Charles S. Adcock, 87
CHARLTON CITY -- Charles S. Adcock, 87, passed away Friday, February 15, 2013 in Oakwood Rehab. & Nursing Center in Webster.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Josephine C. (Wrobel) Adcock , a son, Charles A. Adcock and his wife Joan of Charlton, 3 grandchildren; Christopher and Michael Adcock and Becky Howard, a great grand-daughter, Skylar Rose, 5 sisters; Ruthie and Barbara Jones, Margie Dunn, Mary Dyess, and Fronia Michell, 3 brothers; Johnny, Rubert and Grady Adcock and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by 2 brothers, Cornet and Cornel Adcock and a sister Mae Whenery. He was a WWII Navy Veteran serving aboard the U.S.S. New Mexico, as a Gunners Mate 3rd Class in the South Pacific. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart . Charles also served aboard other ships including the U.S.S. Indiana.
He was Past Commander of South Works Post V.F.W., in Worcester, American Legion, a member of the Webster-Auburn Lodge of Elks, 200 Sportsman Club in Webster, a 32nd degree Mason and member of the Joel H. Prouty Lodge AF & AM in Auburn, Order of the Eastern Star, Melha Temple of Honor in Springfield, Worcester Lodge of Perfection, and Military Order of the Purple Heart.
He worked for 33 years at Thompson Steel & Wire in Worcester. Charles was born in Philadelphia, Mississippi a son of Anderson and Stella (Blount) Adcock. He also was a member of St. Joseph’s Church and enjoyed fishing and loved to travel.
The family would like to thank the staff at Oakwood for their care of Charles.
The Funeral will be Wednesday, February 20, 2013 with a Mass at 10 AM in St. Joseph’s Church, 10 H-Putnam Rd., Ext., followed by burial with Military Honors in Northside Cemetery. Calling Hours will Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 5 PM to 7 PM at the ROBERT J. MILLER-CHARLTON FUNERAL HOME, 175 Old WORCESTER ROAD. In Lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to In Lieu of flowers to
St. Joseph Church Building Fund
St. Joseph’s Church
P.O. Box 338
Charlton City, MA. 01508
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