General Warren Wilcox

Aug 30, 1937 - Aug 21, 2017

Obituary

General Warren Wilcox was born August 30, 1937 to the union of Moses and Inez Moore-Wilcox in Tifton, Georgia. When he was very young the family relocated to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Warren attended Dillard High School where he exceeded in the marching band playing his coveted silver clarinet. Warren was drafted into the United States Army in 1959. He was stationed at several Army bases around the country including Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
In 1964 he moved to San Francisco, California Presidio Army Base. After, separating from the Army on September 30 1967 he went to work for United Air Lines. Warren advanced rapidly and mastered many positions including becoming the West Coast first Black Shop Stewart. After retiring from United Air Lines he started his own Handy Man business where he specialized in servicing Senior Citizens. Warren loved traveling, the warriors, the 49ers, listening to Jazz music and the company of women.
Warren was preceded in death by his Mother Inez Wilcox, Father Moses Wilcox, Brothers AC and Moses (Buddy) Wilcox, a Son Warren Jerome Wilcox and Grandson Warren Jerome Wilcox Jr.
He leaves to cherish his memory
A Sister Rasheed Mohammad,
9 Daughter: Angela (Robert Earl) Bacon, Chashi Chabala, Angela (Kevins) Scott, Eldra (Anthony) Beck, Regina Crew, Warnessa (David) Caballero, Deborah (Bobby) Frazier, Taquesta Gilbert, Alicia Gilbert.
4 Sons: Chisanga (Jeannine) Chabala, Kenneth Wilcox, Warren Yushea Wilcox, Detrick Shields.
42 Grandchildren, numerous Great Grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Guestbook

  • Precious Wilcox says:

    I will always cherish the personal time we spent browsing through photos and old records. Nothing but love, respect, and honesty between the two of us.

  • Vikki Roberts says:

    Kenneth & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that you all can find comfort knowing that he’s not in any more pain and he is resting with the Father. My condolences to you all.

  • ANNIE PEARL&Family; says:

    Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. I’m always there in your hour of need. May his soul rest in peace. Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you. Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, ANNIE PEARL TIFTON GA

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