Obituary for Dannie “Wayne” Wilcox of Granite Falls

GRANITE FALLS, NC (March 9, 2017)…Wayne Wilcox, age 70, of Granite Falls went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Frye Regional Medical Center. He was born August 26, 1946, son of the late Sam and Coleane Wilcox.

Wayne was a member of Clover Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher. He enjoyed working with the food ministry of First Baptist Church, Whitnel.  Wayne worked for Broyhill Furniture for 40 years as a long distance truck driver.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Linda Annas Wilcox of the home; two daughters, Kim Sparks and husband Mike of Granite Falls and Holly Hall and husband Chad of Hickory; one son, Shannon Wilcox and wife Kimberly of Taylorsville; five brothers, Earl Wilcox, R.G. Wilcox, Dale Wilcox all of Hudson and Larry Wilcox of Whitnel and Ned Wilcox of Taylorsville; two sisters, Shirley Sparks of Toccoa, GA and Mary Warren of Whitnel; six grandchildren, Cody and Joshua Wilcox, Adam Sparks, Davis and Dean Hall and Sydney Hall.

The family will receive friends Sunday, March 12, 2017, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM at Clover Baptist Church in Granite Falls with the service to follow at 3:00 PM. Rev. Keith Childers and Rev. Edd Warren will officiate. Burial will be at Sunset Hills Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to Clover Baptist Church Building Fund, 100 Pinewood Road, Granite Falls, NC 28630

Mackie Funeral Home of Granite Falls, NC is serving the family.  You may view the obituary online at

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family…

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