Frederick Allen Wilcox, 76, of Hope Mills, NC passed away Sunday May 24, 2020 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center.
He was born July 16, 1943 in Bogalusa, LA to the late Margaret Allene Bright Wilcox and Rev. Herbert Allen Wilcox.
Frederick served his country during the Vietnam War as a Military Policeman. During his time in the military, Frederick was stationed in Garmisch, Germany and Berchtesgaden, Germany. As the son of a minister, Frederick started assisting with the construction of churches at the age of 12. He would go on to pursue a career in heavy construction where he served as a foreman on large projects such as building dams and bridges. He will be remembered as an independent man with a sweet and caring personality.
He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Sheila McLamb-Wilcox; his dog Peanut; and his cat Pumpkin.
A graveside service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association at PO Box 37022 Boone, IA 50037-0022.
Online condolences may be made at www.jerniganwarren.com
Services are entrusted to Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28301.
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