WILLIAM LEEROY COX JR. 9/27/1941 - 8/18/2013 William "Bill" LeeRoy Cox, age 71, of Barstow, CA, was born in Jefferson City, TN on September 27, 1941. He lost his battle to kidney cancer on August 18, 2013 at Barstow Community Hospital surrounded by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lillie Alice and Roy Cox and three sisters, Barbara Louise, Katherine Watford, and Lois Myers. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Lek Cox; daughter, Anna Chaconas and son-in-law Joseph Chaconas of Redlands; daughter, Donna Cox and son-in-law Michael Ford of Barstow; and seven grandchildren, Ashton and Aria Chaconas, Leilani Cox, Kelly Patridge, Mariah Ford, Ali Ford, and Desmond Ford; and four sisters and one brother. A celebration of Bill's life will be held from 1-2pm on Friday, August 23 at Mead Mortuary.