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George "Peanut" Edward Adcock

October 17, 1946 — January 12, 2022

George "Peanut" Edward Adcock

George Edward “Peanut” Adcock of South Boston, VA passed away January 12, 2022.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on October 17, 1946 and was 75 years of age. He was the son of the late Norman Giles Adcock and the late Gladys Mae Parrish Adcock.


He was a member of Mt. Cana United Methodist Church and a member of News Ferry Hunting Club.  Peanut loved hunting, fishing and could make anything that he wanted such as knives and birdhouses. He could also  play the guitar and dearly loved Blue Grass and country music. Peanut will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, son, brother and a dear friend.


George E. “Peanut” Adcock is survived by:

His Daughters

Carolyn Josette Dunn and husband Paul Kunselman of Halifax

Tina Walker of South Boston

His Grandchildren

Gabe Kunselman, Cassiel Kunselman, Elexa Wright and Elijah Ulery


Susan Ann Adcock of South Boston

Wayne Adcock and wife Deborah of South Boston

William “Bill” Adcock and wife Carolyn of Hurt

Robert Adcock and wife Anne of Danville

Giles H. Adccock, Jr. and wife Diane of Fort Walton, FL


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


The family will receive friends at the home of Wayne and Deborah Adcock, 2195 Cluster Springs Rd., South Boston, VA 24592


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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