Robert Paul Wilcox, Sr.
July 12, 1938 - June 26, 2009
Robert Paul Wilcox, Sr., 70, of Beaumont, died Friday, June 26, 2009, at Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth in Beaumont.
A native and lifelong resident of Beaumont, Robert was a retired longshoreman with Local #1610 after twenty-five years of service.
He enjoyed going out in Sabine Lake as much as possible where he loved to shrimp and fish. His favorite pastime though, was refurbishing old cars and he was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan.
Survivors include his wife of forty-four years, Helen Wilcox of Beaumont; daughters, Lori Hester of Port Arthur, Leisa Braelith of Olathe, Kansas, and Stacy Wilcox and Robert Bridges of Beaumont; son, Robert Wilcox, Jr. of Beaumont; twelve grandchildren; three great grandchildren; three brothers, Thomas Wilcox and his wife Delores of Vidor, Donald Wilcox of Beaumont, and Kenneth Wilcox and his wife Laurie of Beaumont; and four sisters, Linda Brittain of Center, Lorraine Foux and her husband Freddy of Beaumont, Bennie O’Donohoe and her husband Steve of Friendswood, and Rebecca Menard and her husband Kevin of Beaumont.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel and Ross Wilcox; brothers, Jesse and Joseph Wilcox; great grandson, Nathan Hester, Jr.; and daughter-in-law, Karen Wilcox preceded him in death.
His funeral service will be 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at Broussard’s Crematorium, 5150 Stivers, Beaumont under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.
6/30/2009 at 5:00 p.m.
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