Russell O. Wilcox, 90, of Pleasant Street, died on March 19, 2013 at Brentwood Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Barbara A. Wilcox.
Born in Warwick, a son of the late Ernest C. and Mary E. (Hutchinson) Wilcox. He lived in Warwick all his life. He was a Shellfisherman, a rigger at Electric Boat (Groton) and a letter carrier in Warwick. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of King Solomon F & AM, Wm. Shields Jr. Post 43 and the Phenix Sportsmans Club.
He is survived by two sons, Russell O. Wilcox, Jr. and Wayne D. Wilcox (Janet) of Warwick, a step-daughter, Pamela Richardson, step-sons, Walter Donovan and Thomas Donovan. He is also survived by six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was the father of infant daughters, the late Rosalind M. and Joan M. Wilcox; brother of the late Donald E. Wilcox and the late Marian Conn and step-father of the late Lawrence Donovan and Dawn Tranbarger.
Relatives and friends were invited to visitation on Sunday, March 24, 2013 from 4-6 p.m. followed by a Funeral Service at 6:00 p.m. in The Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Warwick. Burial will take place in Brayton Cemetery, Post Road,Warwick on Monday, March 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to The Alzheimer’s Assn., RI Chapter, 245 Waterman St., Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 would be appreciated. www.murphyfuneralhomes.org