|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1930|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 2011|
James Hugh Cox, Sr., 80 years of age of Doran, VA, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2011 in the Tazewell Community Hospital, Tazewell, VA. Born in Buchanan County, April 3, 1930, he was the son of the late Otis Cox and Arveline Stacy Cox.
He was a US Army Veteran, having served during the Koran Conflict. He was a retired US
Government employee having last worked for the Army Corps of Engineers at the Fort Belvoir Providing Grounds.
Mr Cox was a Blue Grass musician and was one of the early bass players for the Country Gentlemen and various other groups. He enjyoed wathching classic westerns and was a thorugh bred horse racing enthusiast. He also enjoyed teaching his children and grandchildren how to play poker.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Tivis Cox.
He is survived by his daughter, Gwendolyn Leight Martin and husband Ron of VA; sons, James Hugh Cox, Jr. and wife Kristine of Springfield, VA, Lawrence Ray Cox and wife Brenda of AL; sisters, Lena Farley of KY, Barbara (Sis) Skeens of Vansant, VA, Nona Blevins of MD, Geraldine Kinder of VA; brothers, Bobby Cox of Vansant, VA, Virgial Cox of FL.
He was also survived by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for James Hugh Cox, Sr. will be conducted Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Keen Mountain, VA with Preacher Claude (Lucky) Bunn officiating.
Burial will be Monday, March 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the Quantico National Cemetery, Triangle, VA, military rites will be conducted at the cemetery.
Family and Friends will serve as active pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Keen Mountain, VA after 6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2010.
Otis T Cox (1904 - 1984)
Arveline Stacy Cox (1904 - 1991)
Tivis Cox (1925 - 1977)*
James Hugh Cox (1930 - 2011)
Vada Elizabeth Cox (1939 - 1939)*
Quantico National Cemetery
Prince William County
Created by: Brigette Cox Sneed
Record added: Mar 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67483673