Rev. Elden J. Wilcox

Posted Jan. 12, 2014, at 6:11 p.m.

CARIBOU – Rev. Elden J. Wilcox, 96, went to be with his Lord Jan. 11, 2014, at his Caribou residence. He was born April 13, 1917, in Perham, the son of the late George and Delia (Twist) Wilcox.

Elden served with the U.S. Army during World War II, was employed by the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad for over 33 years and also pastored the North Star Pentecostal Church. At the age of 92, Rev. Wilcox fully retired after many years serving his Lord and performing countless wedding and funerals.

He was predeceased by his wife, Eldora (Green) Wilcox; a son, Dennis; a daughter, Lois; several brothers; and a sister. Rev. Wilcox is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, George and Vera Wilcox; a daughter, Vikie Yerka; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and noon until time of services Wednesday, at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. Services will be held 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Bruce Blakney officiating. Interment will be at Woodland Cemetery. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com.

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