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Freddie Lee Wilcox

May 18, 1919 ~ January 15, 2020 (age 100)

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Freddie Lee Wilcox, 100, of Earlington, KY passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at his home.

He was born in McHenry, KY on May 18, 1919 to the late Daniel and Ola Lee Wilcox. 

Mr. Wilcox was a member of Earlington First Baptist Church, a veteran of the United States Army and had served during WWII. He was a member of UMWA, VFW 5480, E.W. Turner Masonic Lodge #548, and the Earlington Civic Club. He had worked as a coal miner for Andalex for 35 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Wandene Wilcox in 2012; a sister, Charlotte V. Wilcox Welch; and a brother, Eugene Wilcox;

Mr. Wilcox is survived by one son, Thomas W. “Tom” Wilcox and his wife, Cathy, of Murray, KY and their son, Thomas W. Wilcox, Jr. and his wife, Melissa, of Cypress Springs, KY; one daughter, Jerri Lou Wilcox and her daughters: Dana Weber and her husband, Thom, of Osawtomie, Kansas and Laurie Jones and her husband, Josh, of Earlington, KY; nine great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, KY and burial with military rites performed by the 101st Airborne Division Ft. Campbell and the Hopkins County Honor Guard to follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Earlington, KY.

Visitation will be on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM with Masonic services at 6:00 PM; and from 12:00 PM until service time at 2:00PM on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Earlington First Baptist Church Youth for Centrifuge Camp. 114 Moss Avenue Earlington, KY 42410

Online condolences can be made at www.reidwaltersfh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 18, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home, LLC
202 E Farren Ave, PO Box 156
Earlington, KY 42410

Masonic Service
Saturday
January 18, 2020

6:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home, LLC
202 E Farren Ave, PO Box 156
Earlington, KY 42410

Visitation
Sunday
January 19, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home, LLC
202 E Farren Ave, PO Box 156
Earlington, KY 42410

Funeral Service
Sunday
January 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Reid-Walters Funeral Home, LLC
202 E Farren Ave, PO Box 156
Earlington, KY 42410

Donations

Earlington First Baptist Church Youth Centrifuge Camp
114 Moss Ave, Earlington KY 42410

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