Richard Henry Wilcox

1935 - 2021

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Richard H. Wilcox, 85, of Findlay, passed away at 7:47 p.m., Sunday, February 21, 2021, at Birchaven Village. He was born on March 29, 1935, in McGuffey, OH to the late Henry T. and Rosabell (Rucker) Wilcox. He married Janice S. Wilcox on June 4, 1955, and she preceded him in death on November 10, 2006. Richard is survived by his sons: Rick (Kathey Hankins) Wilcox of Findlay and Doug (Jan Tiell) Wilcox of Haskins, OH; daughters: Kathy (Robert) Sirmons of Findlay and Karen (Joseph) Fahncke of Rockford, OH; 8 grandchildren and 4 step-grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his brothers: Charles, William and Robert Wilcox; sister, Betty Burgbacher; and a great-grandson. Richard retired from Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in 1999, as a Millwright. He later became of greeter at Walmart for several years. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 2021, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay. Pastor Chet Conley officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed at

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Wednesday, February 24th 2021 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm

  • Funeral Service:

    Thursday, February 25th 2021 - 12:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Knollcrest Cemetery [Map]
    18085 S.R. 12
    Arcadia, Ohio 44804

  • Contributions:

    Bridge Home Health & Hospice

    15100 Birchaven Lane
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

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To : Kathy Sirmons
Date :Monday, February 22nd 2021
From : Kathleen Thatcher
Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

To : Karen Fahncke and family
Date :Wednesday, February 24th 2021
From : Robin Walter's Aldrich
So sad to hear of your Dads passing. I would talk to him when he was working at Walmart. Sending love and prayers.