Larry Wilcox (WBØEXR / SK)

Lawrence Lee Wilcox

Lawrence Lee Wilcox was born March 28, 1938, in Omaha, Nebraska to Myron and Kathryn (Pagelar) Wilcox. He went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 27, 2007. He spent his boyhood in Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska, and graduated from high school there. He joined the U.S. Navy and served from 1955 until 1959. He attended Lincoln School of Commerce for the two year program, and then worked for J.C. Robinson Seed Corn Company in Waterloo, Nebraska as an accountant. He was married to Carla Anderson in 1978. They lived in Elkhorn, Nebraska, until his retirement in 1993, when they moved to Nixa, Missouri. He was a faithful member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Nixa. He enjoyed his church and Sunday School, reading, ham radio, fishing and camping. Survivors include: his wife, Carla; daughters, Krysia and Corrie; two brothers, Kenneth Wilcox of Lincoln, Nebraska, and Merideth Wilcox and wife Diana, of Ankeny, Iowa; his mother-in-law, Vera Anderson of Nixa; a brother-in-law, Bryon Anderson and wife Patty, of Elkhorn, Nebraska; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Myron and Kathryn Wilcox, and father-in-law, Thomas Anderson. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday, December 31, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Nixa, with Pastor Dennis Miller officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. Memorial donations may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church Building Fund.

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