Clarence “Bub” R. Wilcox, Jr. ’49

Clarence “Bub” R. Wilcox, Jr. ’49, of Rome, Ga., passed away Aug. 15, 2008, at his residence. Wilcox was born in Floyd County on Aug. 20, 1926, son of the late Dr. and Mrs. C. R. Wilcox, Sr. 1911. He was a graduate of Davidson and Emory Medical School. Prior to graduating from Davidson, he served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a practicing ob-gyn doctor for over 30 years with the Norton Women’s Clinic, retiring in 1994. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Harriette S. Wilcox, on Nov. 12, 2001. Survivors include two sisters, Betty Gray Wilcox and Jane Wilcox Smith (Doug); one brother, Newton Wilcox; one daughter, Cathy Wilcox Reece (Hollis), 6 Windsor Rd. S.W., Rome, GA 30165-8555; two sons, Louis Wilcox (Anne) and Bill Wilcox (Tami); and eight grandchildren, Hallie Reese, Cate Reese, Louis Wilcox, Jr., Ramsey Wilcox, Price Wilcox, Wesley Wilcox, Claire Wilcox, and Roth Wilcox.