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Jeffrey A Wilcox
May 16, 1976 - Nov. 10, 2017
Chilton, WI
Funeral Service:
Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
7:30 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Funeral Visitation:
Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Jeffrey A Wilcox
Chilton, WI

Jeffrey A. “Willy” Wilcox, age 41, of Chilton, died on Friday, November 10, 2017 at his home in Chilton.  He was born May 16, 1976 in Manitowoc, son of Susan (Henrickson) Wilcox and the late Arnold Wilcox.  22 years ago Willy began dating Ann Meyer and the couple married on May 13, 2004 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.  He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Rantoul.

Willy possessed a strong work ethic and had worked at Buechel Stone in Chilton for 20 years where he managed to do everything he could to help wherever needed; he was an all around ‘Mr. Fix-It’ both at work and at home.  Recently he had been employed by Manitowoc Crane  and Oshkosh Truck where he also applied his strong work ethic and desire to better those around him.

Willy was a witty, and often times sarcastic person who loved everyone he came in contact with.  He never passed judgement on anyone he met and quickly made friends with those he would encounter through life’s journey.   He was a loving man who cherished deeply time spent with his children.  It brought him great joy to be around them and spend time together in the great outdoors and he never passed up an opportunity to have them in his presence.  

Willy thought of himself as a student of politics; he enjoyed listening to talk radio and especially kept himself updated on laws and regulations affecting the second amendment of the Constitution of the United States.

Survivors include his wife: Ann; his children: Warren, Abigail & Wyatt Wilcox; his mother: Susan and her significant other, Donald Fesing; his mother-in-law: Lorraine Meyer; a brother: Arron Wilcox and his special friend Tara Thomes; a sister: Amanda (Mitch) Roeder, a sister-in-law: Jenny (Cory) Levknecht; a brother-in-law: Jeffrey Meyer; nieces and nephews: his Godson Easton Levknecht, Haiden & Kirsten Wilcox, Anden, Izzie & Atley Levknecht; an uncle: William Henrickson; special family member: Lisa Peck; and his longtime best friend: Nate Eldred.  Willy is further survived by cousins, other relatives and many friends.  

He was preceded in death by his father: Arnold; and his father-in-law: John Meyer.  

Funeral service will be at 7:30 pm on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton with the Rev. J. Patrick Niles officiating.  Burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Rantoul.  Friends may call at the Wieting Family Funeral Home from 4:00 pm until 7:15 pm on Monday, November 13, 2017.
 
The times we had together working at cranes was a blast! Your a great man and a hard worker and would help anyone out in the time of need. I’m gojng to miss you brutha. The memories will last forever. RIP JEFF....

Jason Tillman (Friend) - Nov. 14, 2017


I am so sorry for your loss Ann, we will be sending prayers to you and your family.

Cassandra Kleckner (Friend) - Nov. 14, 2017


Sue and family so sorry to hear of your loss. He was a good man. Thoughts and prayers.

Donna Feldner (Family and friend) - Nov. 13, 2017


I am so sorry Ann and family.

peggy vogt (friend) - Nov. 12, 2017


My condolences to you & your family Ann. Jeff was a Good man. I watched him grow up & we were lucky to have him with us this short time on earth. He will be deeply missed.

Laura Last (Friend) - Nov. 12, 2017


I am so sorry to hear of this Sue. Prayers to you and your family dear friend.

Donna Christopherson (Friend and coworker) - Nov. 12, 2017


Willy is remembered by me for making life and high school years exciting and bearable. He was a great friend with empathy and concern for others. Was always trying to bring out a laugh and an upside to every situation. Rest In Peace dear friend.

Shannon dawson (Friend) - Nov. 11, 2017


I'm devastated to hear this, Willy was a great friend with an open mind. We lost touch for couple years but had recently reconnected. I'll miss you my friend! Rest easy Willy until I see you again.

Stacey (Olson)Buechel (Classmate) - Nov. 11, 2017


Jeff you were a dam hard worker and friend. We had many good days at the rock ranch and will miss you dearly. Your family should be proud of the man you were. Love ya man , see ya at the gates of heaven .

Thomas Sell (Friend x coworker ) - Nov. 11, 2017


We are sending hugggs to each and everyone of yous. Sue-if you need anything please call.Lov ya. !!. Ann and family. Stay strong and take care.

Judy Christopher & Kelly (Family freind) - Nov. 11, 2017


I heard of Willie's passing Friday afternoon. I as well as our other colleagues at our company who knew Willie were shocked and heartbroken of the news. We will all remember Willie as a person who was an extremely hard and loyal worker whom we truly respected.
Tim Buechel

Tim Buechel (Previous employer) - Nov. 11, 2017


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