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.