|Birth: ||Feb. 19, 1943|
|Death: ||Apr. 17, 2002|
RM2 US NAVY, FIREFIGHTER, EMT
Son of Ernest Watson Cox and Gladys Chleora McCartney. Husband of Norma Jean Hanson (Jeannie).
Father of Bill, Sandie, Kyle and Angela Cox.
Roger E. Cox, 59, of Chillicothe, passed from this life Wednesday morning April 17, 2002, in Mt. Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, following a brief illness.
He was born Feb . 17, 1943, in Chillicothe, the son of Ernest and Gladys McCartney Cox.
Surviving are his former wife, Norma Jean Hanson Cox; a daughter Sandy Taylor; sons, Kyle Cox and William Cox, all of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Kasey, Justin, Brooklyn, Travis, Zach, Kirsten, Kelicy, Dustin and Sky; great-grandchildren, Cade and Ethan; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ada and Herman Speakman, Circleville and Sandra and Donald Smith, Adelphi; brothers, Jack Cox, Hallsville, Steven Cox, Cailifornia; brothers and sisters-in-law, Granville and Shirley Cox, Stoutsville, Lawrence and June Cox and Jerry Lee and Marsha Cox, all of Chillicothe. His parents; a daughter, Angela Cox; a grandson, Cory Cox; a sister, Carlene Arledge; and brothers, Ernest Cox Jr., and Robert Cox preceded him in death.
Mr. Cox was an employee of Mead Paper with more than 35 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and for many years had been active with the Springfield Township Fire Department. He was certified as an Advanced EMT and had served on the Mead Corp. Fire and Rescue Team.
Funeral service will be held at 11a.m. Saturday in the Fawcett Oliver Glass and Palmer Funeral Home with Rev. Eric Van Buskirk officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hills Memory Garden, with graveside rites honoring his service as a fire fighter and veteran of military service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday (today) with a memorial service at the Springfield Twp. at 7:45 p.m. Information and a memorial register are available by visiting www.fawcett-palmer.com.
Ernest Watson Cox (1908 - 1954)
Gladys Chleora McCartney Cox (1907 - 1973)
Angela K. Cox (1970 - 2002)*
Floral Hills Memorial Gardens
Created by: Penny Cox Brown
Record added: Mar 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25152524