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 William Emerson Cox

William Emerson Cox

Birth
Woodruff, Rich County, Utah, USA
Death 7 Jan 2002 (aged 89)
Evanston, Uinta County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Woodruff, Rich County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 146558 · View Source
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William Emerson Cox, age 89, passed away Jan. 7, 2002 at the Evanston Wyoming Hospital. He was born June 4, 1912 in Woodruff, Utah to William James and Minnie Mae Bowns Cox, the second in a set of twin boys. He married Helen Mary Putnam of Salt Lake City, on June 1, 1944 in the Salt Lake Temple. Throughout his life, Emerson was involved in many community and church activities. As a young man, he served an LDS mission to the Southern States, and later served another mission with his wife on the Deseret Ranches in Florida. He served 13 years as a bishop, 30 years as a Sunday School teacher, was a stake missionary, scout leader, high councilman, and in later years blessed the lives of many as Stake Patriarch. He was a U.S. mail contractor/cattle rancher; was President of the Woodruff Stock Association, and served on the Rich County School Board for many years. In recent years, he was director of the Woodruff Cemetery. He is survived by his eternal sweetheart of 57 years; his six children, Laura (John) Groll of West Valley City; Joy (Guy) Wymore of Payson; Patricia (Bill) Bellamy of Centerville; Janice (Larry) Tomkinson of Provo; Beverly (David) Monson of Puyallup, Washington; Bill (Cay) Cox of Woodruff; 31 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; also by his sister Annie (Tude) Rima of Woodruff; and brother LaVaun (Zella) Cox of Bountiful. Preceded in death by parents; twin brother Lynn; sisters Ingeborg, Mae, Lillian, and Millicent. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 12, 2002 at 12 noon in the Woodruff Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the Crandall Funeral Home in Evanston, Wyoming Friday, January 11, from 6-8 p.m. and at the church one and one half hours prior to the funeral. Interment, Woodruff Cemetery.
Published in the Deseret News Thursday, Jan. 10, 2002


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  • Maintained by: Adrienne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 146558
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Emerson Cox (4 Jun 1912–7 Jan 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 146558, citing Woodruff Cemetery, Woodruff, Rich County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Adrienne (contributor 47022212) .