Donald Joseph Wilcoxon, 76, unexpectedly passed away on May 5, 2021.
Donald was born in Saint Paul, MN on June 20, 1944, son of the late Donald and Dorothy Wilcoxon.
Preceded in death by his wife Mary A. Wilcoxon and brother Robert (Shirley).
He is survived by his three children: Joan (Mike), Sandra (David), and Ann (Noel), grandchildren
Genevieve, Clement, Jeffrey, and Lauren. Brothers Gary (Mary Ann) and Greg (Kelly). He also has many
nieces and nephews.
Donald loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping. Not too far from his heels during
these outdoor activities would be his favorite dog, always a Labrador Retriever.
Donald began his career working at Rocky Flats Nuclear Facility and supported many Department of
Defense (DOD) projects during the Cold War upholding the defense of our country. After retiring from
Rocky Flats, in 1995, Donald continued his Engineering career working on numerous projects supporting
various United States National Defense and NASA programs. Donald finished his longstanding career for
DOD projects at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Livermore, CA followed by transferring to
Sandia National Laboratories Kirkland, Air Force Base, Albuquerque, NM.
Donald loved his family, and is known for his boisterous laugh, love of dancing, music, and art.
Mass of Christian Burial: June 11, 2021
Rosary 10:30 a.m. followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m.
Our Lady of Fatima
1985 Miller St.
Lakewood, CO 80215
Procession following mass to Arvada Cemetery:
Burial at Arvada Cemetery at 1:00 p.m.
5581 Independence St.
Arvada, CO 80002
Reception luncheon and Life Celebration 2-5 p.m.
Los 3 Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant
5175 West 68th Avenue
Arvada, CO 80002
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the following organizations:
Cold War Patriots, Ducks Unlimited, and Pheasants Forever.
Care of arrangements have been entrusted to Stork-Bullock Family Mortuary of Denver.
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