Douglas L. WilcoxDouglas L. Wilcox, 73, of The Villages in Florida, passed away on February 19, 2020. Douglas was born on May 21, 1946 in Pontiac, Michigan to Arthur and Gurnith (Shippey) Wilcox. Douglas married Loretta Britt and she preceded him in death in 2004. He married Mary Wyka on August 31, 2006 and she survives.
Douglas was a business teacher at Fowlerville High School for several years until his retirement in 2003.
He was a member of the Village of Faith Church in The Villages. Douglas and his wife founded the Michigan Club South, ran a Euchre Club, and a Table Shuffleboard Club. He served as a volunteer in Florida as a Red Cross bell ringer, at the Wildwood Booster Club, and also at the Gleaners Food Bank in Michigan.
Douglas is survived by his wife Mary; son Marcus (Stacey) of Michigan; daughter Gail (Craig) Backus of Texas; step-daughters Michele (Dennis) Anscombe of Michigan, Laurie Wyka of Arizona, Nisha Wyka of Arizona; grandchildren Jace, Etta, Nate, Curt; step-grandchildren Cody and Nick; and sister Darlene (Jim) Garver of Michigan.
There was a Memorial Service at Village of Faith Church in The Villages on Saturday, February 22, at 11:00am. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, March 8, at 2pm with a Visitation one hour prior to service at the Dexter United Methodist Church, 7643 Huron River, Dexter, Michigan. Burial will be at Lakeview Cemetery in Howell, Michigan.
Memorials may be made to Village of Faith Church, 8653 County Road 127, Wildwood, Florida 34785. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com.