Joe L. Wilcox

Joe L. Wilcox, 77, of rural Urbana, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. at his home.

Mr. Wilcox graduated in 1954 from Urbana High School. He was a retired farmer.

He was born Dec. 16, 1936, in Wabash County to Ernest and Amelia Rickert Wilcox. He married Mary Lou Wolf on June 9, 1961, in Union Township, Huntington County. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Duane (Beth) Wilcox, of Mokena, IL, and Doug (Amy) Wilcox, of Huntington; two brothers, Garland Wilcox and Ernest Junior (Betty) Wilcox, both of North Manchester; and a sister, Ruby Swihart, of Wabash.

A service will be held on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 2 p.m., with calling two hours prior to the service, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Rev. Barry Faucett will officiate. Private burial will be at Hopewell Cemetery, Lagro.

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