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Frank E. Cox

  • "April 28 2014 Dear Phyllis, my heart goes out to you and..."
    - Miriam Casto
  • "Aunt Phyllis, We just learned of your loss. We are so..."
    - Tiffany Valentino-Rigsby
  • "Sorry to hear of your loss Frank was a great man."
    - Jay Plotts
  • "Phyllis My thoughts are with you today. Deepest Sympathy"
    - Barbara Rice Mills
  • "So sorry to hear the news. Praying for peace and comfort..."
    - Freda Cron

Cox Frank E. Cox, of West Jefferson, passed away at the age of 80 on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. He was the youngest of three children born to the late Lewis and Melissa Cox in 1933 and graduated from West Jefferson High School. He was married to Phyllis Allerton on August 24, 1954. As a proud Marine, he was a Purple Heart recipient and a Silver Star candidate during the Korean War. He served with dedication and honor on the West Jefferson Police Department for 46 years, the last 26 years serving as the Police Chief before retiring. He is preceded in death by his sister Emma Jo Faust and granddaughter Ashley Pucket. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Phyllis; loving daughters, Jennifer Stover and Tracy (Bob) Boyer; brother, Marvin (Claudia) Cox; grandchildren, Tara and Joey; great grandchildren, Scot, Sidney, and Lorenzo; brother-in-law, Jack (Pat) Allerton; sister-in-law Donna Ater; close friend, Paul Faust; nieces and nephews, and other loving family members, friends, and neighbors. Visitation 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the RADER-MCDONALD FUNERAL HOME, West Jefferson, where Funeral Service will be held 1:30 p.m. Monday with Rev. Glade May officiating. Burial and Graveside Military Service will follow in Hampton Cemetery. Military Honors by the West Jefferson VFW and American Legion. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital or a .

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 11, 2014
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Rader-McDonald Funeral Home
1355 West Main Street West Jefferson, OH 43162
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