Monroe’s longest-serving City Council member and current Vice Mayor Wayne Adcock passed away overnight. City officials released the information in a statement, announcing that he passed away around midnight last night, saying that he was “a consistent and passionate member of the community whose tireless efforts to bring unity and change to Monroe will be a part of his lasting legacy.”
“Wayne’s love and dedication to serving the citizens of Monroe is unquestionable. He was a husband, father, public servant and neighbor, but most importantly he was an amazing friend to anyone he met,” said Monroe Mayor John Howard
They asked that as we mourn Adock’s passing, everyone hold his family and friends in your thoughts, prayers and hearts. Services for Vice Mayor Adcock will be released at a later date.
Adcock was first elected to the Monroe City Council in 1994. He was again appointed in 2010 and has served Monroe on the City Council since then. He was last elected unopposed in 2017. Just prior to his re-election Adcock was awarded the prestigious Certificate of Dedication award from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute during the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Annual Convention in Savannah in June 2017 after completing a minimum of 276 hours of continuing education.