Gerald Cox - 75

8/11/1938 - 4/29/2014

Oregon, IL

Gerald E. Cox, 75, of Mt. Morris, a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-grandfather, passed away to go home Tuesday April 29, 2014 in Neighbors Nursing Home, Byron. Born August 12, 1938 in Oregon the son of Gerald and Lucille (Burright) Cox. Married to Gardia Himes in 1982 in Oregon. Gerald lived most of his life in the Oregon/Mt. Morris area and retired as a service manager for a car dealership in Lansing, Michigan. He was a veteran of the US Force. He was also a retired race car mechanic, a NASCAR fan, a fisherman and loved spending time with his wife and grandchildren. Survived by his wife, Gardia Cox of Mt. Morris; 10 children, including son Jeff Cox of Mt. Morris; step sons,
Mike Dobyns and Thomas Paul; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildfren; brothers: Joe, Bill, John and Bernie Cox; and special sister, Judy Wecker of Janesville,WI. Predeceased by step-son, Brian Swartz and brothers, Ronnie and Jim Cox. A memorial service will be held at a later date.


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