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Funeral plans set for Walmart victim Joseph Wilcox

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Joseph Wilcox, in an undated photo provided by his family Joseph Wilcox, in an undated photo provided by his family
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Funeral plans were announced Friday for Joseph Wilcox, the man credited with trying to stop the couple suspected in a shooting rampage at a Walmart.

Wilcox's family set services for Sunday, June 22 at 2 p.m. at Palm Downtown Mortuary at 1325 N. Main St. The service is open to the public.

Las Vegas Metro police credited the 31-year-old Wilcox, who was carrying a concealed weapon, with attempting to stop Jared Miller who opened fire inside a Walmart on June 8. Wilcox was a customer at the store at the time of the incident.

Police said Wilcox died after Jared Miller's wife, Amanda Miller, shot the victim during the confrontation.

According to police, the couple had fled a Cici's Pizza restaurant before entering the Walmart in the area of Nellis Boulevard and Stewart Avenue. At the eatery, the couple shot and killed Officer Alyn Beck and Officer Igor Soldo while they were eating lunch.

Soldo was memorialized during services Thursday at Canyon Ridge Christian Church and then at Palm Northwest Mortuary.

A funeral service for Beck was set for Saturday, June 14 at The Smith Center at 9 a.m. The service is open to the public.

An account has been set up at Wells Fargo bank for those wishing to donate money to Joseph Wilcox's family. It is:

  • Joseph R. Wilcox Memorial Fund
  • Account number: 8485852688

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