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Archie Ray Cox

Archie-CoxArchie Ray Cox, age 83, of Mena, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

He was born September 3, 1930 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Marion Cox and the late Mamie Soladine Cox. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Curry. Mr. Cox was a United States Veteran serving in the Army. He was employed with the International Paper Company and U.S. Motors. Mr. Cox was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

Survivors are wife Elizabeth Cox of Mena, Arkansas; daughters Kelly Bunyard and husband Tommy of Mena, Arkansas, Kathy Curry of Colorado; son Terry Cox and wife Paula of Mena, Arkansas; 4 grandchildren; brother Hubert Cox of Mena, Arkansas.

He was preceded in death by his parents Marion and Mammie Cox; his sister Mary Moore and Irene Smith; and his brothers Pete Cox and Olen Cox.

Graveside services will be Friday, March 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Rock Springs Cemetery with Brother Kenny Posey officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Gary Cox, James Cox, Jim Bob Lee, Dewight Curry, and Garland Owens.