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Bernard Wicker

Bernard Reams Wicker, 97 of Sanford passed away Friday March 26, 2021. A private graveside service will be held at Pocket Presbyterian Church. Mr. Wicker was born in Lee County, a son of the late Kinnie Melton Wicker and Margaret Wicker. He was preceded in death by his wife Marie, brothers Jim, Bill, Ken, Ray and sisters Louise and Margaret. Bernard was a graduate of Sanford High School and a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service until his retirement in 1982. Upon retiring, his hobbies included gardening and woodworking. He was a member of Pocket Presbyterian Church where he and his wife served in numerous capacities. Mr. Wicker is survived by two sons, Tilla Minter and wife Karen of Sanford and Milton Wicker of Sanford; grandson Jordan Minter; several nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank his long-term caregivers Barbara, Melissa, Della and Stormy. Memorial contributions can be made to Pocket Presbyterian Church, 669 Pocket Church Road, Sanford, NC 27330.

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June and Steve Gunter Aug 15 2021 5:28 PM

Very sad to hear of Bernard's passing. He was a very kind man and a dear uncle. My condolences to Milton, Tilla, Karen and Jordan.

Andy Wicker Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

Tilla and family, Ricky and I are so very sorry for your loss.You are in our thoughts and prayers.Gloria and Ricky Johnson

Gloria and Ricky Johnson Mar 29 2021 12:00 AM

Deepest condolences to Milton, Tilla, Karen and Jordan. Our uncles passing touches us in many ways but does rekindle many wonderful childhood memories. Our thoughts and prayers...we feel your loss. With sympathy, Rick, Lisa and Leslie.

Rick Wicker, Lisa Wicker & Leslie W. Duncan Mar 28 2021 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Loved Bernard and Marie!!! God bless

Judy Carter Mar 27 2021 12:00 AM