FRANK E. COX
WEST JEFFERSON - Frank E. Cox, of West Jefferson, passed away at the age of 80 on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
He was the youngest of 3 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 Aug. 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 will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in the RADER-McDONALD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 W. Main St., West Jefferson, where Funeral Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, 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
Rader-McDonald-Tidd Funeral Home
1355 West Main Street
West Jefferson, OH 43162
Published in The Madison Press on Apr. 11, 2014