Max Alan Adcock, Sr., age 61 of Nashville, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born August 24, 1953 in Bryan, Texas to the late Quentin and Doris Robertson Adcock. He was a retired Coach and school administrator. Max was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church. He was Horatio’s Salutatorian in the class of 1971. After high school Max received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education with a Major in Physical Education, then he received his Masters of Education with a Major in Education and Administration, finally receiving his Administrator’s Certificate. Also while in college he received Honorable Mention, All-AIC defensive tackle in 1972 and 1973. All- AIC Defensive Tackle in 1974, Outstanding College Athlete of America in 1975, Who’s Who in American College and University in 1975, District 1-AAA football runner up in 1984 and 1987, District 1 -AAA football champions 1982 and 1985, and finally Hempstead County Educator of The Year in 2011. He was also a lifetime member of the NRA.
He is survived by his wife- Cindi Diane Bishop Adcock of Nashville
His former wife- Brenda Adcock of Mena
4 sons- Max Alan Adcock, Jr and wife Shanna of Mena, Kirby Bishop Adcock of Nashville,
Kelsey Johnson and wife Kristen of Nashville, Kolten Johnson of Nashville
1 Daughter- Tamara Jayne Smart and husband Aaron of Mena
2 Brothers- Warren Adcock and wife Jo of Farmington, Arkansas, Pat Adcock and wife Beth of Hot Springs
1 Sister- Beth Piearcy and husband Philip of Mena
5 Grandchildren- Aubri Johnson of Brock, Texas, Carleigh Smart of Mena, Lainey Smart of Mena, Macaden Johnson of Lockesburg, and Shooter Johnson of Ashdown.
A large host of other family, friends and former football players and coaches.
Graveside services will be Monday, December 22, 2014 at 10 am at Clear Creek Cemetery near Horatio with Bro. Billy Dawson officiating. The family will receive friends on Sunday afternoon at the Horatio Football field from 4 to 5:30 pm.
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