John C. "Jay" Wilcoxen

Nov 08, 1942 - Jun 14, 2022


John C. "Jay" WilcoxenCanton - John C. "Jay" Wilcoxen, 79, of Canton, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at his home in Canton.He was born on November 8, 1942, in Canton, to John "Don" Wilcoxen, and Alma "Louise" (Lindsey) Wilcoxen.Jay is survived by...


Jul 2

Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 2, 2022
2:00 pm

American Legion

550 S 4th Ave
Canton, Illinois 61520

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John C. "Jay" Wilcoxen

November 08, 1942 - June 14, 2022

Tim Crouse June 21, 2022

So sorry, rest in peace Jay you will be missed

Hoa cooper June 19, 2022

Go in peace Jay. You are always kind and considerate. You will be missed.

Allen Smith June 18, 2022

I am so very sorry to learn of the passing of Jay! I had the pleasure of getting to know Jay during the weekly Thursday Morning breakfasts at the restaurant. He was always a pleasure to chat with him. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Prayers and condolences for his wife Donna and the rest of his family. Allen Smith

Josh Wilcoxen June 18, 2022

Josh Wilcoxen June 18, 2022

Josh Wilcoxen June 18, 2022

Josh Wilcoxen June 18, 2022

Josh Wilcoxen June 18, 2022

Joe Cooper June 18, 2022

I will miss you buddy. God bless you. Go with God Jay.
Joe Cooper

Ronald R Jackson June 18, 2022

So sorry to learn of the death of a very good neighbor! He will be missed by many I am certain. Prayers for the extended family!

Tammy Byrd Hyatt June 18, 2022

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers. May you and your family remember all the good times you’ve had together. RIP Uncle Jay. ❤️Tammy Byrd-Hyatt and Family

Janet Edmonds June 18, 2022

My deepest sympathy and prayers to the family. May fond memories and Jesus loving words found at John 11:25 carry you through and beyond this difficult time of mourning.

Jason June 18, 2022

Jason June 18, 2022

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Jason June 18, 2022

Jason June 18, 2022

Jason June 18, 2022

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Jason June 18, 2022

Garry Oliver June 17, 2022

Donna and family , we are saddened to hear that Jay has passed, such good times at breakfast outings with Jay and the guys in Texas , we recently shared our experiences with cancer and treatments. A great person to share with . Brings a smile to my face thinking of our last chat, we somehow got on FaceTime, Jay was sitting on the toilet , we both had a good laugh . Donna, when the sadness lessons you will have warm memories of Jay , you are in our hearts and prayers, hugs from your Canadian friends 😢💔 Garry and Marge Oliver.

Joetta M Workman June 17, 2022

Jay and Donna was my families landlord on the corner of 5th and locust. My favorite memory is when we went to pay rent and Jay asked my husband if the twins were his girls from a previous marriage. My husband said no why you ask. Jay said cause you look old enough but she don’t look old enough to have kids that old. My husband told him he didn’t really want his rent money. 😆. Jay was an amazing guy.

Becky Coulter June 17, 2022

Sending prayers to the family, sorry for your loss. Donnie and Becky Coulter

terry or Barbara Byrd June 17, 2022

CandleLife has it's sorrows but also joys. Think of the good memories. So sorry for your lose. Terry and Barb

Lance Tindall June 17, 2022

Jay was a good person, good neighbor, and a good friend. I will miss our visits at our mailboxes. Prayers to his family.

Sue Biswell June 17, 2022

Donna & family, I’m so sorry to see that Jay has passed away. He was such a nice person & I’m glad I had the honor to have met him. I’m sending prayers to all of you.

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