COX, Edward Paul "Ed" 85, passed away on May 4, 2014. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, graduated from St. Petersburg High School and University of Florida, member Kappa Alpha fraternity, licensed pharmacist for 50 years, owner/operator of The Fifth Avenue Pharmacy for 43 years. In his younger years, he enjoyed tennis, fishing, gardening, and was an avid swimmer, going to the Olympic trials. He loved vacationing in the Smoky Mountains, and loved his dogs. He is predeceased in death by his brother, Harry "Bud" Cox; and his wife of 60 years, June Cox. He is survived by his daughter, Darnell Cate; son, John Cox; and son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Patricia Cox; his grandsons, Joshua Cate and Sean Cate. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 13, at 4 pm, at Anderson McQueen Funeral Home, 7820 38th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Reception immediately following. Visit his online guestbook at www.andersonmcqueen.com.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on May 11, 2014