It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of James Gordon Wilcox, husband of the late Reta (Bezeau) Wilcox, on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at the Carleton Kirk Home. Born in Saint John, NB on April 9, 1930, he was a son of the late James and Ethel (Perry) Wilcox.
James spent his career working as a longshoreman in both Saint John and Ontario. When he wasn’t working on the docks, he could be found working in the woods. He had a passion for hunting, fishing and anything what involved the outdoors.
James is survived by his brother-in-law, Donald Spray; nephews: Sean Whelpley (Tyra), Wayne Spray (Tammy Martin), David Spray (Sandra), Chris Spray (Michelle), Wes Spray; nieces: Stacey Harding (David) and Lisa Spray, Dianne Carey (Glen), Margaret Rahn (Jerry), Lois MacFarland (Barry); along with several great nieces and great nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his siblings: Georgina, Sandra, Kenneth and Ronald.
Arrangements are under the care of Brenan’s Bay View Funeral Home, 1461 Manawagonish Road, Saint John (634-7425). In keeping with James’ wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Donations in James’ memory can be made to the SPCA – Animal Rescue.