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Linda Wilcox

May 4, 1950 — September 11, 2021

Blacklick

Linda K. (Grant) Wilcox passed away at 11:15 a.m., Saturday, September 11, 2021, at her home in Blacklick, Ohio, under hospice care for the past 10 days. She suffered from multiple sclerosis (MS) for 20 years, and more recently diagnosed with colon cancer that had spread to other organs.

She was born in Lima, Ohio on May 4, 1950 to Walter and Marilyn (Lauby) Grant, who both preceded her in death. On August 7, 1971, she married William (Bill) Wilcox who survives in Blacklick. She also was preceded in death by her brother Larry of Dallas, Georgia.

She is survived by two daughters and a son, Jennifer (Randy) Snyder of Westerville, Heather (Kelly) Jones of Waxhaw, NC, and Jason (Jen) Wilcox of Columbus. She is survived by 5 grandchildren, Katie and Andy Jones of Waxhaw, NC, Dylan and Jacob Snyder of Westerville, and Jaren Wilcox of Columbus.

After attending school in Bluffton, Ohio, she worked as an aide at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. She also baked and decorated cakes, baby sat for several families, and was known as the "uniform lady" for many years, handling the alterations and care of Lincolnview band uniforms.

Visitation will be held Thursday, September 16 from 6-8 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert. Funeral services will take place at 11 am., Friday, September 17 at the funeral home. Burial will be at 2 pm at Lima Memorial Park Cemetery in Lima.

Preferred memorials may be given to Mount Carmel Hospice Program.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.alspachgearhart.com.

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with Linda's arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, September 16, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Funeral

Friday, September 17, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Graveside Committal Service

Friday, September 17, 2021

2:00 - 2:15 pm (Eastern time)

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