Gerald Thomas Cox

Cox, Gerald Thomas
Feb. 5, 1928 - Jan. 16, 2014
Gerald "Jerry" Thomas Cox of Venice, FL, formerly of Traverse City, MI, passed away quietly at home under the loving care of his wife, Linda, family, and Hospice. He served in WWII and the Korean War.
He is survived by his loving family: wife Linda Raymoure of 35 years; his son Robert Lee Cox (Denise); step-daughter Christy Lynn Wisner (Robert); five grandchildren, Nickie Knight (Ken), Becci Clark (Max), Donald (Karleen) Smith, Nick (Emily) Cox, Cora Smith; and four great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Merle Ashley Cox and Anna Catherine Laderoot Rosen, brother, Verne Cox, step-son Kenneth Vern Johnson and grandson, Gabriel Cox.
Jerry was a Rural Carrier (U.S. Postal Service) in Traverse City, MI and retired in 1992. He loved going out to dinner and riding bikes with his wife and puppy. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice in Venice, FL.
Interment will be private. Farley Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
To send condolences visit www.farleyfuneralhome.com.



Published in Herald Tribune from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2014