A native of Elizabethton, he was a son of the late John D. & Eula Edens Wilcox. He was a retired Meat Cutter. He loved listening to Willie Nelson and Conway Twitty. Mr. Wilcox attended Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son: Clifford Sanders, a sister: Ann Hodge and a brother: Bud Wilcox.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years: Cathy Burke Wilcox. His Children: Jonathan (Julie) Wilcox, Elizabethton, Diana (Dan) Newberry, Mebane, North Carolina and Debbie Arnold of Florida. A Step-Daughter: Tammy Stoots. 8 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren.
Memorial Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019 in the Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday prior to the service. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the following, the staff of, Johnson City Medical Center 4th floor, the staff of Sycamore Shoals, the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, the staff of Caris Hospice and Junior McAninch. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Wilcox to the Shepherd Inn, % Paul Gabinet 610 West G Street, Elizabethton, Tn. 37643, The Wandell Foundation, % Kelly Geagley, 1116 Glenview Drive, Elizabethton, Tn. or the Food Bank, Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church, 1503 Riverview Road, Elizabethton, Tn. 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com .
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Wilcox family