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Editor’s Note: This resolution was passed by the Board of Directors of First Peoples Bank in recognition of the accomplishments of the late John R. “Toots” Wilcox, who was a member of the board.


WHEREAS, John R. “Toots” Wilcox departed this life on the 23rd of May, 2014, and


WHEREAS,the said John R. “Toots” Wilcox was at 83 years of age, serving on the Board of Directors of First Peoples Bank and Peoples Bankshares, Inc. since 2003, and


WHEREAS, he served this bank to the very best of his varied abilities in helping it to grow to its present standing in the community, proving his devotion to the best interest of this bank over the years, and


WHEREAS, he was a graduate of Concord College and West Virginia University; served his country in three branches of the military; and served his community in business and civic organizations, all of which made him invaluable as a bank director.


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Directors of First Peoples Bank and Peoples Bankshares, Inc., on behalf of the officers, stockholders and employees of said organizations, that by this resolution we extend our sympathy to his family in their great loss, which cannot be measured or expressed in words for them or for the community who loved and respected him, that his loss creates a void in this organization that cannot be filled.


Be It Further Resolved, that a copy of this resolution be spread upon the minute books of the Board of Directors of First Peoples Bank and Peoples Bankshares, Inc., that a copy be furnished to the members of the said John R. Wilcox family, and that a copy be furnished to the local newspapers in Wyoming County that all who knew him may share our loss.


Respectfully submitted this 9th day of June, 2014, by the Board of Directors of First Peoples Bank and Peoples Bankshares, Inc.


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