In Memory

Stan Adcock

Stan Adcock


Dr. Stanley Nathan Adcock

The Moultrie Observer  December 10, 2011

MOULTRIE — Dr. Stanley Nathan Adcock, Esq., 67, of Moultrie, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.

A private memorial service, with military honors, was held on Saturday, Dec. 10, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, with Fr. William McQueen and the Rev. Hugh Ward officiating.

Born Jan. 31, 1944, in Princeton, Ind., he was the son of the late Rev. James Wesley Adcock and Juanita Beatrice Frailey Adcock. He was a retired dentist and attorney, having practiced in Moultrie and Atlanta over the past three decades. His family moved to Frankfort, Ind., where he attended public school. He completed his undergraduate study at Asbury College and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Kentucky in 1969. After practicing dentistry in rural Kentucky for two years, he was called to service in the U.S. Army, where he served as a captain in the Dental Corps at Fort Jackson from 1971 until 1973. Upon completion of his tour of military duty, Adcock moved to Moultrie, where he opened a dental practice. After years of practice here, in 1986 he sought the challenge of a second career and enrolled in the Georgia State School of Law. While there, he was a member of Delta Theta Phi, served on the National Lawyer’s Guild Executive Committee, and was named to Who’s Who in American Law Studies in 1988. Adcock received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1989 and passed the Georgia Bar Exam. After admission to the Bar, he enjoyed the dual careers of dentistry and law in Atlanta, until he retired to Moultrie in 2006.

Survivors include one daughter, Winifer Adcock Angelillo and husband Rocco of Valdosta; two grandchildren, Rocco Leo Angelillo III and Alexandria Lea Angelillo,; one stepson, Anthony Spires of Hong Kong; one stepdaughter, Angie Spires Stone of Moultrie; one stepgranddaughter, Christina Angelillo; two brothers, Dr. D.W. Adcock and wife Beverly of Moultrie and Dr. S.R. Adcock and wife Diane of Waycross, Ga.; one sister, Wesena Adcock Jordan and husband Dr. E.L. Jordan of Joplin, Mo. ; two nieces; and two nephews.

Memorial contributions made be made to Serenity House, P.O. Box 14, Moultrie, Ga. 31776 or Colquitt Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 3548, Moultrie, Ga. 31776.  Arrangements were entrusted to Cobb Funeral Chapel