Robert Lee Cox, age 79, of Demopolis, Ala., died December 25, 2017 at home. Services will be held at Fairhaven Baptist Church on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 3:00 pm with Pastor Scott Stevens officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Demopolis Memorial Gardens with Kirk Funeral Homes presiding.
He was preceded in death by his parents Odie P. Cox and Edna Green Cox.
Mr. Cox is survived by his brother, L.D. Cox of Indiana; sister, Mary Evelyn Chambers of Ohio; and wife of 60 years, Judith “Judy” Ruth Cox. Their union leaves three surviving children. Son, Robert Leroy “Toby” (Joan) Cox of Prattville; daughters, Connie Cox (Terry) Brown and Pamela Cox (Greg) Morgan of Demopolis; grandchildren, Amy (Adam) Keenum, Chad (Alyssa) Morgan, Ben Brown, Toni (Travis) Tyus, Parker (Nikki) Sanford, Dustin (Amy) Cox, Rob Brown, and Victoria (Hunter) LaPointe; 10 great-grandchildren; significant loved ones, nieces and nephews.
Robert was an active member of Fairhaven Baptist Church and retired after over forty years of service in Wastewater Treatment. He was a loving, caring Daddy and Popa to his family, and a good friend to those who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.