Ross Wilcox of Fruitvale passed away peacefully on February 3, 2015 at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital after a courageous battle with lung disease. Ross was born on November 16, 1954 in Trail, BC.
Ross is survived by his daughters; Stacey (Shawn), Meikayla (Jimmy), his son Hunter, his grandchildren; Sydney, Jayce, Autumn, Parker, Clayton and Garrett, his sisters; Linda Swanson (Lou Buskey), Cindy (Mark) Carlson, Della (Paul) Piche, Leonn Wilcox (Bill King), Joann Anderson and Trena Morency. He was predeceased by his mother Thelma Anderson and his father Allen Wilcox, his brother Joe Anderson and his brother-in-law Steve Morency. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles but especially by his “Shopping Buddy” Marik Swanson.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Montrose Hall.
As an expression of sympathy, donations in Ross’s name may be made to the BC Lung Association at 2675 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 2K2 or online at www.bc.lung.ca or to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation at 4 – 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 9M9 or online at
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca