Mr. George Wayne Cox, 88, of Lake City, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012 at Baya Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lake City. Mr. Cox was born in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in 1924 to the late George L. Cox and Amanda Vaught Cox. He was a Navy Veteran of WWII, was of the Baptist faith and had lived in Lake City since 1981 having moved here from Colorado. Mr. Cox retired from the Department of Justice in 1986 after 20 years of employment and was and avid golfer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Louise Cox and one son, Pete W. Cox.
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Survivors include two sons, Chris W. Cox, Lake City and Jeffrey D. Cox; five grandchildren; one great grandchild; longtime friend and care giver, Marcelle Bedenbaugh, Lake City; and close friends, Al Bedenbaugh, Lake City and Ruby Bedenbaugh, Gainesville.
Mr. Cox will be interred privately next to his wife in the Littleton Cemetery in Littleton, Colorado. Arrangements are under the direction of GUERRY Funeral Home, Lake City.
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Published in Lake City Reporter on Nov. 9, 2012