James “J.B.” Wilcox, age 74, of Bluff City, TN passed away on Friday, September 14, 2018 in the Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born October 1, 1943 in Mountain City, TN, and was a son of the late Taft and Selma Warren Wilcox. He lived the past 14 years in the Bluff City area coming from Michigan. He worked for General Motors, and was a member of Piney Flats First Baptist.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings John, Ed, Mary, Maxine, Bernice, and Ola. He is survived by his loving wife, Priscilla Wright Wilcox; daughters, Shelia Rustin and husband John, Tracy Barber; grandchildren, Gavin and wife Meg, Olivia, Gage, Ashley, Brian “Joey” and Makaela; brother, Robert Wilcox; sisters, Della, Naomi, Carolyn, and Eileen; sisters-in-law, Phyllis, June, Reba and husband John, Sue and husband Conley, and Lois and husband Roger; many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at noon, Monday, September 17, 2018 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Allen Davis officiating. The burial will be 3:00 pm Monday in Johnson Cemetery in Mountain City, TN. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm prior to the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.