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Guy W. Wilcox

April 17, 1934 ~ January 6, 2022 (age 87)

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Guy W. Wilcox, 87 of Metropolis, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at his residence. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Dr. Joe Buchanan officiating. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens, with a flag presentation by the Navy.

Guy was retired from the United States Navy, serving in the Vietnam War. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Metropolis and the Metropolis Masonic Lodge #91. 

Guy was married to Elizabeth Louise (Hurt) Wilcox and to this union four children were born, Jeannie, Mary, Garry, and David.

Guy is survived by his 2nd wife, Ann Maas Wilcox; daughters, Jeannie Cain (Butch) and Mary Williams; sons, Garry Wilcox and David Wilcox (Paula); grandchildren, Pam, Eric, T.J., Christopher, Katie, Jessica, Lora, and Michael; and six great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Guy was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Ona (Barnes) Wilcox; 1st wife, Elizabeth Louise (Hurt) Wilcox; sisters, Doris Marie, Mary Lucille, and Lorene; brother, Dale Wilcox.

Visitation will be held on Monday evening, January 10, 2022 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Masonic Rites at 6:00 p.m.

Memorials may be made in Guy’s name to the The Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 271118, Flower Mound, TX 75027-1118 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Office of Development; 2900 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

Pallbearers will be Trae Foulks, Jeff Slater, Michael Williams, and Butch Cain.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 10, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.
70 Jon Street / P.O. Box 760
Metropolis, IL 62960

Masonic Service
Monday
January 10, 2022

6:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.
70 Jon Street / P.O. Box 760
Metropolis, IL 62960

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 11, 2022

1:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.
70 Jon Street / P.O. Box 760
Metropolis, IL 62960

Donations

The Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 271118, Flower Mound TX 75027-1118

Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Office of Development
2900 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL 33607

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