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Robert Henry Cox, Jr.
PROSPECT: Robert Henry Cox, Jr., 62, formerly of Clyde, now of Prospect, Ohio died unexpectedly April 19, 2013 at Marion General Hospital, Marion.
Bob was born in Fremont on July 11, 1950 to the now deceased Robert Henry and Phyllis June (Dick) Cox. He graduated from Clyde High School in 1968.
Mr. Cox had retired from Whirlpool Corp on February 1, 2010 having been a manager at various locations for Whirlpool.
Bob enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and traveling, which he and Cindy were able to do with their children. But Bob's greatest joy and love was his family, especially his kids and grandkids.
On November 6, 1971, he married Cynthia Glumm. Cindy survives along with children, Rebecca (Jeremy) Walters, Robert III (Robin) Cox all of Prospect, Ohio, Troy (Wendy) Albright, Clyde; grandchildren also survive, Emerson, Kambree and Makynsli Walters, Robert IV and Reagan Cox, Kirsten, Megan, Katie, Eden, Grady and Deke Albright. His siblings, Thomas (Juanita) Thoss, Clyde; Richard (Mary) Cox, Clyde; Linda Crigger, Knoxville, TN and Janet (Rick) Cook, Norwalk; along with a brother-in-law, Jerry Gish, Clyde also survive. Bob's "family" was not limited to bloodlines, Jeff (Tina) Hall and Greg (Lisa) Hall and Ryan are among his survivors as well.
Bob was preceded in death by his sister, Judy Gish.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 2-4:00 PM and 6-8:00 PM at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio. The funeral will be on Wed., April 24, 2013 at 10:30 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in York Chapel Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's or to his grandchildren's college fund.
Online condolences may be sent to www.auxterfuneralhomes.com
Published in the The Marion Star on Apr. 22, 2013