Jerry L. Wilcox passed away peacefully April 19, 2014 in Medford, Ore. after a battle with Amyloidosis. He was born July 9, 1941 in Woodstock, Ill. to Paul and Ethel Wilcox. He graduated from Woodstock Community High school in 1960 and married Joyce Kubian in 1961. He worked at Woodstock Die Cast from the early 60s until 1985 at which time he was the President of the UAW Local 922.
He retired in 1985 and moved to Nevada where he lived with his second wife, Jan Hahn, and later moved to Panguitch, Utah and finally to Medford, Oregon. He spent his last years doing the things he loved most, camping, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. In 2014 he celebrated his 51st year as a member of the Loyal Order of Moose.
He is survived by his children, Susan, Tamra, Robert, Ronald, and Donald; seven grandchildren; and sister, Shirley Maksymiak. He was preceded in death by his son, Allen; parents, Paul and Ethel; brother, Robert; and his second wife, Jan Hahn.
There will be a private service for the family in Medford, Oregon. Memorial contributions can be made to the Rogue Valley Habitat for Humanity at: http://www.roguevalleyhabitat.org/2012/08/17/donate-online/.