Whitesburg KY

Services are held for Ernest ‘Dean’ Wilcox



Ernest “Dean” Wilcox, 74, of Mayking, died August 30 at Johnson City Medical Center.

Born in Mayking to the late Claude and Maxie Kincer Wilcox, he was a brother of the late Dolly Wilcox Pollly and Ronnie Gayle Wilcox.

He was a member of Millstone Missionary Baptist Church for many years, and was a retired route supervisor for Terry’s Snack Foods and also a retired coal miner.

Surviving are his wife Peggy Combs Wilcox; a son, Michael Dean, of Bean Station, Tenn.; a daughter, Lisa Kay of Pikeville; a granddaughter, Kaci Lucas and husband Logan; and a great-granddaughter, Kynlee Harper Lucas, who was born on his birthday.

Funeral services for Mr. Wilcox were September 2 at Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Webb Cemetery at Mayking.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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