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Wayne Wilcox, 82, of Lake Thomas died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at his residence. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Gail Cemetery.
Wayne was born May 6, 1931, to Bethel and Bill Wilcox in Sayre, Okla. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, serving in the Korean War with the 17th Infantry. He was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge and United Nations Medal with two Bronze Stars. Wayne married Bettie Scoggin on June 2, 1973. She preceded him in death on April 26, 2012. Wayne had lived at Lake Thomas since 1979. He worked for CRMWD until retiring.
Wayne is survived by one son, Dennis Wilcox and his wife Jackie of Big Spring; one daughter, Bonita Chadwick and her husband David of Fritch; two brothers, Ike Wilcox and his wife Gail of Muleshoe and Philip Wilcox and his wife Janie of Salisaw, Okla.; three sisters, June Houston and her husband Gene of Montague, Calif., May Walters and her husband Carl of Sierra Visita, Airz. and Ruby McCormick and her husband Everett of Clovis, N.M.; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren with one on the way; one great-great-grandson; and special friends Mart Sherman and Tina Wooldridge.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sons, Kenneth Wilcox and Marlon Wilcox.
The family suggests memorials to Home Hospice, 111 E. 7th St., Big Spring, Texas 79720.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com