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Jerry Alan "Jay" Cox, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1959
Society Hill
Darlington County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 2011
Darlington County
South Carolina, USA

Published in Morning News on August 12, 2011

DARLINGTON, SC - Darlington Police Chief "Jay" Jerry Alan Cox, Jr., age 52, died suddenly Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at his home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 13 at Central Baptist Church with burial following in Welch Neck Cemetery, Society Hill, directed by Belk Funeral Home.

Jay was born in Darlington County, grew up in Society Hill and was the son of Jerry Alan and Mary Aycock Cox, Sr. He was a graduate of St. John's High School and the University of South Carolina. He had completed numerous law enforcement professional development programs and had been in law enforcement for more than twenty years; serving as Chief of Police of Darlington for sixteen years. He was a graduate of Session 208 of FBI National Academy in 2002. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Victim Advocate Association awarded Jay with the 2009 Police Chief of the Year Award. He had served as and was a past president of the South Carolina Police Chief Association. Jay was Scout Master of Troop 547 and was active in all aspects of scouting. He was a member of Central Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his parents of Society Hill, are his wife, Angela Gilbert Cox of Darlington; two sons, "Jake" Jerry Alan Cox, III of Darlington and Jordan Adriane Cox of Columbia; his brother, "Joe" Joseph A. (Misi) Cox of Society Hill; nephews, Jace Cox, Tyler Gilbert and C.J. Clark; niece, Kayla Gilbert; father-in-law, Tony Gilbert and mother-in-law, Ellen Gilbert. Jay was preceded in death by an infant brother, Marion Dewey Cox; brother, John Adriane Cox. grandparents: G. Dewey and Jennie Brown Cox, Arthur W. and Florence Polson Aycock and mother-in-law, Peggy Gilbert. 
Welsh Neck Baptist Church Cemetery
Society Hill
Darlington County
South Carolina, USA
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Record added: Aug 11, 2011
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Jerry Alan Jay Cox, Jr
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Jerry Alan Jay Cox, Jr
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