Murl W. Cox|
Murl W. Cox, age 70 of Edmonds, Washington; born 11/3/43 in Liberty, MO; passed peacefully at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, WA on 11/12/13.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Ralph & Virginia Fay Cox, and his brothers Leonard Roy Reynolds and Paul Edward Cox.
Mourning his loss are his beloved wife of 33 years, Jolene of Edmonds, WA. Daughters: Stephanie (Scott) Owen of San Jose, CA; Emily Caroline Cox of NY where she attends college. Grandsons Wesley Scott Owen, Spencer Roy Owen, Grant Christopher Owen of San Jose, CA. Brother Ralph (Gerry) Cox of Aloha, OR. Sister Karen (Bob) Noland of Pasco, WA. Sister-in-laws Patricia Reynolds, Moses Lake, WA; Christine Cox, Fremont, CA. Father & Mother in-laws Butch & Dorothy Giesking of Titonka, IA. Brother-in-law Donovan (Teri) Giesking; sister-in-laws Bonnie (Gary) Williams, Diane (Dave) Del Santro, and numerous other aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews lucky enough to know him. Cinnamon, his devoted "therapy" dog, will miss him greatly.
His infectious smile, quick sense of humor, and caring nature were a blessing to all of us. During his career he was a CPA and worked for Boeing, Ernst & Young, Moss Adams, and was self-employed for many years. He had many health challenges but he remained steadfastly optimistic. His last wish was honored by being accepted into the University of Washington Medical Research program. His earthly body will aid in research and future cures.
Those wishing to honor his memory may make contributions to the
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Nov 16th at Lakeside School- McKay Chapel, at 11 am;
14050 First Ave, NE, Seattle, WA 98125.
Future memorial markers are planned at the Columbia Riverfront Trailway in Richland, WA, and the Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery.
Rest in peace Murl,
knowing that your family
and friends will treasure
your memory and love forever.
Published in The Seattle Times from Nov. 13 to Nov. 14, 2013