To Billy (Renee) Foster & Alcox Families,
Extending my heartfelt condolences and praying for comfort during this moment of bereavement.
Kerry Alcox, age 81 passed away at home on June 15, 2018. Formerly of Mound City, IL and East Chicago, IN, he relocated to Gary, IN in 1969. A 1954 graduate of Love Joy High School & a 1955 West Kentucky Vocational School graduate, with a Barber's Diploma. He retired from Inland Steel after 25 years of service. He was a member of Jerusalem M.B. Church since 1999 under Pastor Isaac Culver, Jr. He is survived by his loving and dedicated wife JoAnn Wimbley-Alcox, 1 daughter Lauren Alcox, and daughter of the heart Chandra (Joe) Franklin; 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; loving sisters Carolyn Leonard, Wanda (Sonny) Smith, Lucille Houston, and Sarah Alcox; Cousin/Brother Billy (Renee) Foster; special friends Ellen Tompkins, Ethel Frazier, Carolyn George and a host of nieces, in-laws, other relatives and friends who were special to him.. Preceded in death by his parents, son Duane Alcox, his brothers Edwin Alcox and Kenneth Houston. Visitation from 12:00 to 8:00 pm with Family Hours from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, June 22 at Guy and Allen Funeral Home and Funeral services Saturday at 11:00 am Jerusalem M.B. Church 1741 Fillmore St. Gary, In 46407 with Rev. Isaac A. Culver officiating.
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Published in Post-Tribune on Jun. 20, 2018.