James F. COX(1924 - 2013)



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James F. Cox, 88, of Florence, KY, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Florence, KY. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1987. He was a World War II Veteran, having served in Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. He was a 54 year member of the Florence Masonic Lodge #949 F & AM in Florence, KY. He also was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Florence, KY. Jim enjoyed the outdoors , he gave up hunting in his younger years and enjoyed wildlife. He and his Wife spent many winters in Florida until 1995. He was preceded in death by his Step Father Harry McKay, Father James E. Cox, Mother Lula Cox McKay, Son James Kenneth Cox, Brother Robert E. Cox, and Sister Fannie Mae Schwalli. He is survived by his Wife of 54 years Mary Cox, 1 Sister Thelma Cox, 1 Niece Sandra Porter, 1 Nephew Greg Schwalli, several cousins, and many very dear friends. Funeral Service will be at 3:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 16 at Grace Episcopal Church, 7111 Price Pike, Florence, KY 41042. Visitation will begin at 2:00 P.M. at the church. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger, KY. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or Grace Episcopal Church. Online condolences may be made at www.stithfuneralhomes.com

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer on Jan. 15, 2013