Larry Fred Wilcox 1946 ~ 2005 After a lifetime of battling one affliction after another, our Dad, son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend finally won the hardest battle of all, colon cancer. Larry Fred Wilcox was born March 11, 1946 in Mt. Pleasant, the oldest child of Fred T and Althea B Wilcox. He passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on November 7, 2005. Larry grew up and attended schools in Mt. Pleasant, graduating from North Sanpete in 1964. He proudly served in the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He was a member of the Operating Engineers, Local #3, his trade that as a land surveyor on major construction projects. Larry was recently awarded his AA 15 years of sobriety chip. Larry loved the mountains, his dog, game shows, native plants and flowers, but most of all fishing. It broke his heart when he "just didn't feel like fishin' anymore." His survivors include his sons; Eddie and Michael, his beloved daughter Sammi, his mother; Althea, his four sisters, who always took care of him and he tormented unmercifully; Shauna (Richard) Brotherson, Sherri (Gary) Jarrett, Connie Wilcox, Bobbe (Leon) Monk, his ex-wife Joan Dean, and a host of nieces and nephews who loved their Uncle Wilber. A memorial service will be held Saturday Nov.12, 2005, 1:00 p.m.; at Wasatch Academy Auditorium, 120 South 100 West, Mt Pleasant, Utah. Visitation with the family from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45. Interment at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with military rites. After the services, there will be a potluck lunch at WA Auditorium.
Obituary: Larry Fred Wilcox
By Deseret News