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 Berry Stephen Cox

Berry Stephen Cox

Big Spring, Howard County, Texas, USA
Death 7 Jun 2013 (aged 66)
Burial Garden City, Glasscock County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 112042781 · View Source
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Berry Cox, 66, of Garden City, died Friday, June 7, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rev. Coby Abney, officiating. Interment will follow at Garden City Cemetery.

He was born June 1, 1947, in Big Spring, Texas and married Cheryle Bisbee June 10, 1967 in Andrews, Texas.

He grew up in Andrews and graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in zoology. He then obtained his masters degree in education from Sul Ross University in Alpine. Mr. Cox taught chemistry and physics for 32 years at Monahans High School. He was a tough, but fair teacher. He was a true, old-fashioned cowboy. While he taught school, he bought cattle and leased land, building his ranching business. He loved all "critters" but especially horses and cattle. He had race horses and enjoyed checking their status daily.

Family was very important to Berry. He was a loving, generous and protective husband and father, tough and gruff, but with a smile. As Grandad (Papa), he teased, loved and taught his grandchildren and had an open wallet policy with them. He loved buying little children dessert.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in Garden City.

The family suggests memorials be made to Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, P. O. Box 1890, Amarillo, Texas 79174-1890.

Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

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  • Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
  • Added: 9 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112042781
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Berry Stephen Cox (1 Jun 1947–7 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112042781, citing Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Glasscock County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Alan Deel (contributor 46590424) .