Hal D. Wilcox, 90, died Monday, June 5, 2017, at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor Health Care Center.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 9, 2017, at Parker Cemetery in Parkerfield.

Cremation has been effected.

Hal was born Aug. 29, 1926, to Eugene M. and Louise F. Wilcox in Winfield.

He graduated from Winfield High School in 1944 and from Southwestern College in 1948.

Hal married Neva Cranston on May 23, 1947, at Grace United Methodist Church in Winfield.

He served in the U.S. Army, stationed at Fort Leavenworth as quartermaster during World War II.

Hal was an accountant at Mauer-Neuer Meat Packing, Rodeo Meats and Dixie Portland Milling in Ark City.

He served on numerous civic boards and with the Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors for many years.

Hal is survived by his wife, Neva, of the home; son, Wiley Wilcox, and wife, Cathy, of Arkansas City; sister, Dr. Laura Kretschmer, and husband, Richard, of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchildren, Dr. Aaron Wilcox, and wife, Amy, of Ponca City, Okla., and Abbey Collier, and husband, Kyle, of Oklahoma City; sister-in-law, Sue Wilcox, of Paradise Valley, Ariz.; and great-grandsons, Ayson and Axton Wilcox, of Ponca City, Okla.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Phillip Wilcox; and great-grandson, Avery Dean Wilcox.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Arkansas City Public Library and Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor made through the funeral home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home, Arkansas City.

Online condolences may be made at www.rindt-erdman.com.

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