Smith Betts “Smitty” Wilcox

March 23, 2014
Smith Betts “Smitty” WilcoxSmith Betts “Smitty” Wilcox, formerly of Fulton, NY passed away early Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 at home in AL. Mr. Wilcox was born in Fulton, NY to the late Charles and Helen Wilcox. He was a United States Veteran having served in the Air Force. Smitty continued his career in aerospace engineering with Douglas Aircraft, McDonell Douglas, Boeing, Xon Tech, Northrup Grumman, and Davidson Technologies. He is survived by his wife Jackalyn Wilcox of AL, son Daniel (Anika) Wilcox of Pittsburgh, PA, step sons: Charles (Carrie) Orchard of Los Angeles, CA, and Gregory (Paula) Orchard of Addy, WA, sisters: Patricia Scholtz of Glenville, NY and Peggy (Martin) Gillard of Fulton, NY; brothers: William (Mary) Wilcox of East Setauket, NY and Leigh Wilcox of Jefferson, NY and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services were held in Holy Spirit Catholic Church, AL with Rev. Michael Mac Mahon officiating. Graveside services and burial will be held locally 11:00 AM Monday, July 28th at Jacksonville Cemetery, Fenner Rd. Phoenix, NY with Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating. Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the local arrangements.

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