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Obituary: Rev. James Douglas Wilcoxson, 63, Green Co., KY

Rev. Wilcoxson is warmly remembered in Adair Co. for his ministry at the Columbia United Methodist Church. His ministry in the United Methodist Church spanned 42 years

Rev. James Douglas "Doug" Wilcoxson, 63, Somerset, KY, died Saturday, October 3, 2009, at his home in Somerset, KY.

The funeral services for Rev. James Douglas "Doug" Wilcoxson will be conducted at 10amCT, Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at the Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main ST, Greensburg, KY with burial in the Wilcoxson-Smith Cemetery in Green Co., KY. Visitation will be from 4-7pm CT on Sunday at the Somerset First United Methodist Church and from 4-8pm CT, Monday, and after 8:00amET, Tuesday at the Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home in Greensburg, KY. Rev. Chris Wilcoxson, Rev. Tom Eblen, Rev. Bill Davenport, Rev. Terry Reffett, and Rev. Daryl Vance, all will be officiating.

Pallbearers are Robert McKinney, Ronnie Tiller, Mike Tiller, Daryl Hibbs, Steve Hieronymus, Tom Corbin, Steve Dobbs, and Chris Coldiron.

Rev. James Douglas "Doug" Wilcoxson (April 25, 1946-October 3, 2009)

Rev. James Douglas "Doug" Wilcoxson, son of the late Ruel Wilcoxson and Mozetta Kessler Wilcoxson, was born April 25, 1946 in Green County and departed this life on Saturday, October 3, 2009 at his home in Somerset, KY. He was 63 years, 5 months, and 8 days of age.He was a retired United Methodist Minister of 42 years, who had served as pastor at the Columbia United Methodist Church, Columbia, KY.He united in marriage to Mrs. Gina Tiller Wilcoxson on July 2, 1989 who survives. He is further surved by the following:

  • A son and daughter-in-law: Rev. Chris Wilcoxson and his wife, Tiffany of Maine

  • One daughter: Emily Wilcoxson, Elizabethtown, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Joni, Jordan, Dustin, and Micah Wilcoxson, all of Maine and Katie Wilcoxson of Elizabethtown, KY

  • His mother-in-law: Helen L. Tiller of Columbia; and a host of other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by a sister, Judeth Ann McKinney.
Send condolences to the family of Rev. James Douglas Wilcoxson

The Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.


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