Thomas Alexander Wilcox

Published 10:40 am Friday, January 27, 2023

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Mr. Thomas Alexander Wilcox, 72, of Mocksville, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at his home.

He was born on June 20, 1950, in Tulsa, Okla. to the late Curtis Alexander and Margareta Pfeffer Wilcox.

Tommy was employed with Greensboro Refrigeration and retired from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools in the maintenance department. He loved to sing and dance and was known for his contagious smile. He was a very good and simple man, and was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who had a love for children and animals. He will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Cainin Alexander Wilcox.

Survivors include :his wife, Charli Wilcox; 4 children, Curtis Wilcox (Brooke) of Mocksville, Hannah Wilcox of Mocksville, Amy Patterson of Wake Forest, and Ashley Galliher (Josh) of Harmony; 7 grandchildren, Charles Noah Ivey, Emmy Madison Wilcox, Matthew Panz, Jaidyn Galliher, Brooklynn Marlowe, Laney Galliher, and Austyn Galliher; a sister, Klara Elizabeth Garbarck of Germany; and many nieces and nephews residing in Germany.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: Duke Children’s Hospital, c/o Randall Byrd, 300 W. Morgan St., Durham, NC 27701; or to Humane Society of Davie County, P.O. Box 937, Mocksville, NC 27028.

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