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Ronald J. Wilcox

Oct 27, 2017

Ronald Jean Wilcox, 84, of Shepherdstown WV, formerly of Rockville, MD passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017.

Born in Fairmont, WV on October 16, 1933 to Jean and Bernice Emery Wilcox.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Martha Louise (Geege) Hamrick; sons, Kevin and Kraig; daughter, Kelly. Mr. Wilcox was the proud grandfather to Tina, Nicole, Ashleigh, Alyssa, Amanda, Brandon, Cayla, Dylan and Cody; and two great grandchildren, Jamie and James. He is survived by sister, Marlene Mallon and brother, John Wilcox.

Mr. Wilcox served in the U.S. Navy. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Arts from Fairmont State College and continued his education at the University of Maryland where he received his Master’s degree in Education.

He began his teaching career at Berkley Springs High School before teaching for Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland. He taught at Newport Mill Junior High and Parkland Middle School. He also taught at the University of Maryland. Heretired from Montgomery County Public Schools in 1988.

Mr. Wilcox was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Darlene. At Mr. Wilcox’s request no services will be held.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be offered at BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.