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ANCHORAGE, AK. - Curtis Cox, 76, passed away on January 20, 2014, at Prestige Care in Anchorage, due to diabetes.
A memorial service will be at 3pm on Monday, January 27th at Legacy Witzleben Chapel, 1707 S. Bragaw St. in Anchorage.
He was born on October 20, 1937, in Waynesville, North Carolina. After graduating high school he joined the U.S. Army and served for 20 years, and also worked for the U.S.P.S.
His passions were bowling, fishing, singing in the choir, and teaching bible study at his church, Bethel Chapel where he served as a deacon. He was a life member Disabled Veterans of America, and a member of the Free Masons. He willingly gave both his time and resources to helping others. His tireless service was a blessing to all those in need and an inspiration to all who knew him personally.
His family stated that even in sickness, he maintained his sense of humor, winning smile and positive attitude that made him a delight to be around and love. He shall be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Curtis is survived by his son, Reginald Cox of Lakeland, Florida; daughters, Maresha Cox of Lakeland, Florida, and Yolanda Jett of Anchorage, Alaska; 18 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren in Lakeland, Florida and Anchorage, Alaska; stepdaughter, Natasha Smith and son in law, Craig Smith of Anchorage, Alaska; ex wife, Cheryl Johnson of Lakeland, Florida; lifelong friend, Daisy Jett of Anchorage, Alaska.
Arrangements entrusted to Legacy Witzleben Funeral Home. To share words of comfort with the family please visit legacyalaska.com.
Legacy Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Witzleben Chapel
1707 S. Bragaw St.
Anchorage, AK 99508
Published in Ledger from Jan. 25 to Jan. 26, 2014