Jerome (Jerry) Wilcoxon was born in Auburn, CA on March 3, 1947. His family moved to Stockton, CA, where he spent most of his formative years. In 1961, the family moved to Alameda, CA. Jerome graduated from Alameda High School in 1965.
He was drafted in 1966 and served in Vietnam 1967-69 in the 4th Infantry, US Army. During this time, he was twice wounded and received 2 Purple Hearts. He also was awarded a Bronze Star for bravery in combat and a Commendation for service in Vietnam.
Most of Jerome's adult life was spent in the elevator trade. He also worked in concrete, pest control, and as a handyman and caretaker for our dear family friends, Maryanne and Champ Clark.
He was married for many years to Willyne Wilcoxon and helped raise six stepchildren and 2 grandchildren.
In his later years, he was a resident of Clear Lake Oaks, CA.
For more information, see "Jerry's book" under the Historical Documents section. (It takes about a minute for the .pdf file to upload.)
Born: March 3, 1947
Place of Birth: Auburn, CA Placer
Death: August 31, 2009
Place of Death: St. Helena, California
Hobbies: Crossword & Jigsaw Puzzles
Judith Surratt, Sister
Jeffrey Wilcoxon, Brother
Janet Williams, Sister
Willyne Wilcoxon, Former spouse
Carlena Anderson, Stepdaughter
Angelia Anderson, Stepdaughter
Teresa Lopez, Stepdaughter
Sheila Wilson, Stepdaughter
Gerald Brown, Stepson
Mark Montes, Grandson
Cody Wilcoxon, Grandson
and many other grandkids, Grandchildren
Dorothy Slattery Wilcoxon, Mother
Edward Reno Wilcoxon, Father
James Edward Wilcoxon, Brother
John William Wilcoxon, Brother
Eddie Wilson, Stepson
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