Wilcox, William E. GLENDALE, Ariz. William E. Wilcox, born November 29, 1937, in Chester, Mass., passed away at his home in Glendale from cancer on June 8, 2010. He served in the United States Navy for 23 years, and retired as a master chief. William also served in Vietnam, and was very proud of his country. After retiring from the Navy, he worked in the oil business for 17 years. He leaves behind his wife and best friend, Mary (Salvo) Wilcox of Glendale, Ariz.; his son, Del (April) Wilcox of Peoria, Ariz.; and his daughter, Ginamarie (Scott) Smith of Graham, Wash. He is the beloved grandfather of Danielle, Anthony, Claudia, Scottie and Hunter. He is also survived by this brother, Roy (Rita) Wilcox and sisters, Betty Crippen and Marion (Cliff) Freese. William will also be missed by many nieces and nephews who love him dearly. Services were held on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at the Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, Ariz. Burial with full honors will be on Wednesday, June 16 at 12 noon at Gerald B.H. Solomon, Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, N.Y. The Wilcox family would like to thank family and friends for all of their support. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in William's name to the Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256. woundedwarriorproject.org
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Published in Albany Times Union on June 13, 2010