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 Herbert “Bert” Cox

Herbert “Bert” Cox

Birth
Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida, USA
Death 14 Jan 2002 (aged 77)
Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
Burial Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 131657071 · View Source
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Mr. Herbert "Bert" Cox, age 78, of 233 Coosawattee Ave., Rome, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at a local hospital.

Mr. Cox was born in Brooksville, Fla. on July 22, 1923, the son of the late Dr. William H. and Susie Heddick Cox. He had been a resident to Rome and Floyd County for over 48 years. Mr. Cox was a member of the Garden Lakes Baptist Church and the Shanklin-Attaway Post 5 of the American Legion. He was a proud veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Army Air Corps. Prior to retirement he as associated with Georgia Kraft Company for a number of years. Described by family as a people person, Mr. Cox was always giving of himself and doing for others. He loved fishing, golfing and baseball and frequented yard sales to find something he could give to others less fortunate. A Braves fan and a Florida Gator fan, Mr. Cox enjoyed talking about sports and mostly told stories of his grandchildren. He was the last of eight children.

Mr. Cox is survived by his wife, Dorothy H. Cox, to whom the was married on Dec. 30, 1974; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald C. and Joanne Cox of Smyrna, Ga., and William R. "Rusty" and Amanda Cox of Arcadia, Fla; one stepdaughter, Susan Burton and her husband, Stan, of Ooltawah, Tenn.; one stepson, Larry Hannah and his wife, Diane, of Lithia Springs, Ga.; six grandchildren, Jonathan Cox, Chandler Cox, Emily Cox, William R. Cox Jr., Broderick Cox and April Carlson. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Cox will be held on Thursday morning at 11 a.m. from the sanctuary of the Garden Lakes Baptist Church with Dr. Floyd Roebuck officiating. Interment will follow in the Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with the Honor Guard from the Shanklin-Attaway Post Five of the American Legion conducting military graveside rites. On Thursday Mr. Cox will be carried to the church to lie in state from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour.

Mr. Cox will remain at the Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel Funeral Home, 2516 New Calhoun Highway, where the family will receive friends this evening from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Garden Lakes Baptist Church Building Fund, 2200 Redmond Circle, Rome, GA 30165.

Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel Funeral Home, 2516 New Calhoun Highway, has charge of the arrangements for the funeral of Mr. Herbert "Bert" Cox.

Obituary as published in the Rome News-Tribune Wednesday, January 16, 2002, page 5A.
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Mr. Herbert "Bert" Cox, age 78, of 233 Coosawattee Ave., Rome, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at a local hospital.

Funeral services for Mr. Cox will be held today at 11 a.m. from the sanctuary of the Garden Lakes Baptist Church with Dr. Floyd Roebuck officiating. Interment will follow in the Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with the Honor Guard from the Shanklin-Attaway Post Five of the American Legion conducting military graveside rites. Mr. Cox will be carried to the church to lie in state from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour.

Pallbearers will include: Jim Hollaway, Dr. Ismail Esener, Woody Robinson, Hoyt Ray, Clyde "Dixie" Howell and Ray Duke.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Garden Lakes Baptist Church Building Fund, 2200 Redmond Circle, Rome, GA 30165.

Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel Funeral Home, 2516 New Calhoun Highway, has charge of the arrangements for the funeral of Mr. Herbert "Bert" Cox.

Obituary as published in the Rome News-Tribune Thursday, January 17, 2002, page 6 A.


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  • Created by: Donna Brown
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131657071
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert “Bert” Cox (22 Jul 1924–14 Jan 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131657071, citing Oaknoll Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Donna Brown (contributor 47547127) .