William Cox

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GROVETOWN, Ga. - Mr. William E. "Tom / Bill" Cox, 84, husband of the late Barbara Baker Cox, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Thursday, January 21, 2016 in the Bellevue Memorial Gardens Chapel with Jim Lewis officiating. Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Mr. Cox was born in Dayton, TN to the late Ralph Denton Cox and Iona Friddell Rice. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict where he was wounded in the line of service. He came to Columbia County where he worked for Bowman Transportation / Pruitt Transportation until retiring in 1997, after which he worked part-time for Avis Rental. He was a member of Philadelphia United Methodist Church. Survivors include his three sons, Bryan Cox, Houston, TX, Dale Cox (Meloney), Grovetown, GA, and William Thomas Cox (Tammy), Martinez, GA; one daughter, Meredith Kendall (Theodore), Parkersburg, WV; one sister, Nancy Joyce Pratt, Battle Creek, MI; his companion, Peggy Murdock, Harlem, GA; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Please visit www. starling-evans.com to sign online guestbook. Starling-Evans Funeral Home, 435 W. Milledgeville Rd., Harlem, GA 30814. 706-556-6524


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Starling-Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services
435 W Milledgeville Rd
Harlem, GA 30814
(706) 556-6524
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