Philip F. ADCOCK (1913-2001)


Gillespie Area News, Thursday, 1 March 2001, p 7 c 1-2.

Philip Adcock, 87, of Bunker Hill died at 5:53 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2001 at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield.

Mr. Adcock was born Oct. 21, 1913 at Nilwood, a son of the late Edmund and Susie (Lents) Adcock. He was married in 1933 to Opal (Gugger) Adcock, who survives.

Mr. Adcock was a farmer and an employee at the Shell Oil Co. in Wood River, retiring in 1976. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Bunker Hill.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Joyce Anders and husband, Paul, of Brighton; two sons, Philip C. Adcock [sic] and wife, Doris, of Gillespie, and Stephen Adcock and wife, Doris, of Bunker Hill; and five grandchildren, Philip F. Adcock, Eric Adcock, Paula Anders, Lori Adcock and Michael Adcock.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28 at Landers Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, with Rev. Delbert Pancake, and Revs. Paul and Joyce Anders officiating. Burial was at Bunker Hill City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church.

Macoupin County Enquirer [from clipping].

Philip Adcock, 87, of Bunker Hill died at 5:53 p.m. Saturday, February 24, 2001, at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.

Services were held 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 28, at Landers Funeral Home in Bunker Hill with burial in Bunker Hill City Cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Opal of Bunker Hill; two sons, Philip G. Adcock of Gillespie and Stephen Adcock of Bunker Hill; a daughter, Mrs. Paul (Joyce) Anders of Brighton; and five grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church.