Graveside services for Mr. Roy G. Cox, Sr., age 97 of Manchester will be conducted Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Forest Mill Cemetery with Reverend Bob Case officiating.
The family will receive friends Tuesday 11:00 AM until 1:30 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel.
A Masonic service will be conducted at 12:00 Noon at the funeral home.
Mr. Cox passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012 in Manchester.
He was born March 22, 1915 in Manchester, the son of the late Sam A. Cox and Della Layne Cox.
In earlier years, while residing in Michigan, he enjoyed bowling and golf. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, Lodge #152 in Redford, Michigan where he remained a member for over 50 years and was also a Shriner. After returning to Manchester, Mr. Cox attended Forest Mill United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Marion Hinderliter Cox; three brothers; Bernice Cox, Almon Cox and Glenn Cox and four sisters; Arlie Shields, Samantha Jean Wilson, Nell Bennett and Velma Jordan.
Survivors include a son, Roy G. Cox, Jr. and wife, Jennie of Manchester; and a daughter, Sharron Gregory and husband, Wayne of Detroit, Michigan; seven grandchildren; Matthew Gregory; Larry Gregory and wife, Michelle; David Gregory and wife, Carrie; Audra Gregory; Roy Cox, III and wife, Gloria; Randall Cox and wife, Darla; and Tracy Cox; sixteen great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.
Memorial donations may be made to the Forest Mill Cemetery Fund.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the family of Mr. Roy G. Cox, Sr.