Carl E. Simcox 1929 - 2017  

Carl E. Simcox
. 1929 - 2017.   Retired CW3 Carl E. Simcox passed away peacefully at Clyde Lassen Veterans Nursing Home on November 19, 2017, in St. Augustine, FL, at the age of 88.

Carl is survived by his children, William Simcox and his wife Margaret of Medford, MA, Robert Simcox of Neptune Beach, FL, Carl Simcox Jr of Jacksonville, FL, and Debra Peterson of Pensacola, FL;  his brother, Ralph Simcox of Wadsworth, OH;  his sister, Marlene Moses and her husband Buck Moses of Wadsworth, OH;  nine grandchildren;  and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Ferragamo Simcox of Roxbury, MA;  his parents, Hobson and Helen;  and his brother, Dale Simcox of Wadsworth, OH.

Carl served in the US Navy for 20 years from August 1947-1957 and then again from 1964-1974.   After his retirement he worked as a civilian for the US Navy as the Assistant Athletic Director of Naval Station Mayport.   He was a member of the American Legion Post 316.

A celebration of life was scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on December 2, 2017, in Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home, 850 Saint Johns Bluff Road N. Jacksonville, FL 32225.

 In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Brooks Family YMCA Playground Project at 10423 Centurion Pkwy N, Jacksonville, FL 32256 Attn: Deb Barley.

The family would like to thank Clyde Lassen Veterans Nursing Home for their caring services and staff.   Arrangements were under the care and direction of Hardage-Giddens Chapel Hills Funeral Home & Cemetery, 850 Saint Johns Bluff Road N. Jacksonville, FL 32225.

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Dec. 1, 2017

  Carl Simcox
  Wadsworth High School
  Graduating Class of 1947            

WHS Junior Class Cabinet, 1945-46.  Mary Alice Smith (Girl Rep.), Joanne Fixler (Secr. Treas.), Ray Morr (Boy Rep.), John Kelly (V.Pres.), Carl Simcox (Pres.), Mr. Alfred Whiteman (Advisor). 

WHS Grizzly Football Team, 1946.  Row 1: Akos Barabas (Mgr.), Patrick Hayth, John Peronis, Curtis Fritzinger, Mervin Garn, Tom Baldwin, Dick LaRocca.  Row 2: Jack Eby, Dean Semler, Dick Stuart, Vincent Doccolo, John Kelly, Chuck Petit, Bob Mosier, Lowell Gruver, Reginald Earley, George Nelson.  Row 3: Millard Fretz (Coach), Jim Mason, Merl Minnich, Clifford Gangewere, Bob Hackenberg, Carl Simcox, Buster Smith, Roger Dutt, Robert Borth, Kenneth Snyder (Mgr.), Mr. Ray Holcomb (Coach).

WHS Grizzly Basketball Team, 1945-45.  Front: Dick Kreider (Mgr.), Patrick Hayth, Blaine Clifford, Dick Butdorf, Carl Simcox, Dick Leaf (Mgr.).  Back: Mr. Hochreiter (Coach), Dick Rohrer, Charles Petit, Paul Smith, Ted Rader, Jim Mason, John Kelly.

WHS Print Shop Class, 1946-47.  Row 1: Frances Welty, Pat Root, Charles Smith, Jim Turner, Robert Harrison, James Birkbeck, Chuck Petit, Carl Simcox.  Row 2: Harold Dixon, Ronald Widmer, Richard Coolman, Pauline Alexander, Rosemary Petit, Ted Jackson, Donald Fraley.  Row 3: Carl Buckingham, John Arpad, Jim Long, Bill Oplinger, Lowell Gruver.  Background: Mr. Alfred Brightman, Mr. Robert Gerstenschlager (Instructors).
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