Robert A. "Bob" Wilcox, 87 of Canandaigua passed away on June 6, 2017 at the Light Hill Comfort Care Home in Canandaigua.
Bob was born on December 12, 1929 the son of the late Lester and Grace Leahy Wilcox of Cohocton. He was predeceased by his wife Janet (Veeder) Wilcox and a sister Nancy Wilcox Green. Bob's great grandfather Albert H. Wilcox started A. H. Wilcox & Son in Cohocton in 1886 where Bob owned and operated the business for 40 years. Bob was a lifelong resident of Cohocton until moving to Canandaigua in 2006.
He is survived by his loving companion Gail Calkins, sons James (Azin) Wilcox, Alan (Nancy) Wilcox and Douglas (Betsy Viau) Wilcox, grandchildren Craig Wilcox, BreAnne (Mike) Castagna, Stephanie Wilcox, Brian Wilcox, Nicholas Wilcox and Roxanna Wilcox, several nieces, and nephews.
Bob was very fond of the many friends that he leaves behind.
To honor Bob's wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. His wish was to be remembered without ceremony by those who knew & cared about him in whatever way they find comfort.
Family and friends are invited to an informal gathering for remembrance and a celebration of Bob's life at the community center at The Villas at Canandaigua, 5061 Cheshire Glen Road, Canandaigua, NY on Saturday, July 29th from 4pm – 6pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to Light Hill Comfort Care Home, 5160 Parrish St. Ext. Canandaigua, NY 14424, www.lighthillhome.org
Arrangements made the Baird-Moore Funeral Home www.bairdfuneralhomes.com