He was a member of Archville Baptist Church in Reliance.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elzie and Velmer Ruth Hedden Wilcox; and brothers: Jerald and Cecil Wilcox.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Rymer Wilcox; children: Mike Wilcox, Raina Wilcox and Alexus Wilcox, all of Reliance; three grandchildren; siblings: Harold and Elaine Wilcox of Cleveland, Bruce Wilcox of Benton, Darris and Sue Wilcox of Reliance, Dale and Sandy Wilcox of Reliance and Hubert Wilcox of Reliance.
The funeral will be held on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Rev. Wilfred Wright and the Rev. Steve Dill officiating. Interment will follow in Archville Baptist Church Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
The family will receive friends on from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Wilcox family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.