Cameron Cox

Cameron Lee Cox , 87, passed away at home June 29, 2013, surrounded by family after a year-long battle with cancer. He was born December 14, 1925, and preceded in death by his mother Letha Lothridge Davis and step-father Ford W. Davis.
Cameron entered the Army Air Corps at age 18 during World War II and rose to rank of 2nd Lieutenant. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, and had a long, successful career in the oil and gas business that took him from the Gulf Coast to the Rocky Mountains and the North Slope of Alaska.
He married Sarah Jo Clendenin on September 6, 1948, and raised three children born in Texas, Oklahoma, and Mississippi. They made their home in Houston for 41 years, where he was a member of Champion Forest Baptist Church and was an avid golfer at Champions Golf Club with a fine group of gentlemen known as the "No-Names." Cameron was an accomplished golfer, fisherman, and everlasting optimist. He loved watching sports, especially the Oklahoma Sooners and Houston Texans. He was a generous father and loving husband, and will be deeply missed by his family and many friends and relatives.
Survivors include his wife Sarah, son Randal Cox and wife Rosemary, son Stanley Cox, daughter JoCarol Woodburn and husband Robert; granddaughter Kara Stiff and husband Michael Stiff; grandsons Barret Gau and Trevor Gau; one great-grandson; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
A visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00PM on Tuesday, July 2, at Klein Funeral Home Champions, and he will be laid to rest at Houston National Cemetery, on Wednesday at 10:15 AM. In lieu of flowers, please direct donations to The First Tee or the .


Funeral Home

Klein Funeral Home - Champion Forest
16131 Champion Forest Drive Spring, TX 77379
(281) 320-2674

Published in Houston Chronicle on July 1, 2013