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Metoxen, Gerald L.

Gerald L. Metoxen was born to eternal life October 22, 2020 at the age of 91 years.  His parents were Nancy (Powless) and Lambert Metoxen. He never graduated high school but joined the US Army and served from 1951 – 1953 during the Korean War era.  He was his Commanding Officer’s personal driver which required being top notch in uniform appearance, communication and dignity.

Beloved husband of Alberta (House) Metoxen.  Loving father of Keith Metoxen (friend Anita) and Denise Rivera (Elmin). Also survived by brothers Russell Metoxen and Ronald Metoxen (wife Yvone), 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Gerald married Alberta R. House in 1955 and was looking forward to celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on 11/5/2020. His hobbies were collecting antiques, watching the Packer games and collecting Green Bay Packer books. He loved to go for a drive, working outdoors on his lawn and tinkering around in the basement/garage.

Preceded in death by his parents, daughter Carolyn, son Anthony (Tony), sisters Audrey, Lois, Karen and brother Roy.

Special thanks to Dr. Flood, Lynn Cornelius, Oneida Health Clinic, Oneida Elderly Program, Unity Hospice, Father Patience, and our son Keith for always being there for us, daughter Denise for assisting in these last weeks and special family friend Wendy Robinson and to all our family and friends for all the help and keeping us in your prayers. 

Due to COVID-19, private services were held with immediate family.

 

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