Mr. Curtis Marvel Adcox, 70, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, formally of Stuttgart, Arkansas, passed away at his home on January 25, 2020.
He was born in Stuttgart on June 7, 1949, to Marvel and Susie Adcox. He was a professional over the road truck driver for over 45 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandsons, CJ and Ben. He taught his baby girl, Karen, how to hunt and fish. They traveled many trips in his big truck together. They shared a very special bond. Curtis was a larger than life personality. He never met a stranger and was loved by everyone.
Curtis and his wife, Beverly, were happily married for 50 years. He made a promise to her to be here for their 50th wedding anniversary on January 23. A man of his word till the end, he kept that promise. She also received a bouquet of flowers on Jan. 23 from him that he arranged beforehand.
Curtis was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Curtis Jeremy Adcox; two sisters, Imogen House and Betty McCorkle; and one brother, Fred Adcox.
He is survived by his loving wife, Beverly Adcox; his daughter, Karen Adcox Barker and her husband Bobby Barker; two grandsons, Curtis Jeremy Barker and Benjamin John Barker; three sisters, Wanda Rutherford (Ed), Helen Lacy and Linda Munnerlyn (Doyne); a special brother-in-law, George House of Rogers, Arkansas; a host of nieces and nephews; his lifelong best friend, Buddy Haskins; and his four-legged companion Roscoe.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 28, from 5-7 p.m. at Turpin Funeral Home. Funeral services are Wednesday, January 29, at 11 a.m. at Turpin Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at Williams Cemetery in Humphrey.