Gary LeFoy Wilcox, born on June 27, 1939, in Statesville, NC passed peacefully on July 21st, 2021, surrounded by his family. Gary was a long-time resident of Johnson City, TN, and retired from Kennametal. He struggled with bone cancer for many years, but is free now and has gone to Heaven.
Gary was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved Jesus and lived a testimony faithfully for Him. He attended Harvest Time Baptist Church in Johnson City, TN. He loved traveling, cars of any type, reading maps, watching old western reruns, and sharing his wisdom with those who would listen.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Sylvia Ann Drum Wilcox; three children, Randy Lee Wilcox (Kingsport, TN), Dwight Wayne (Luz) Wilcox (Riverside, CA), and Angela Carol (Doug) Tucker (Dover, KY); his dear grandchildren, Aleisha Autumn Tucker (KY), David Tucker (TN) Christopher Wilcox (CA); step-grandchildren, Brandon Bautista (CA) and Sophia Bautista (CA); and great-grandchildren, Aubrielle Renfrow (KY), Hunter Hurst (KY), and Abel Wilcox (CA).
The family will be receiving friends at Snyder's Memorial Gardens, funeral home, in Gray, TN on Saturday, July 24, 2021, from 11:00 am until 1:00 PM. The funeral service for Gary will follow the receiving of friends and will begin at 1:00 pm. The graveside service will be held in Snyder's Memorial Gardens, cemetery, directly after the funeral service at approximately 2:00 pm.
Snyder’s Memorial Gardens is honored to serve the family of Mr. Gary L. Wilcox.
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