James Kelly Cox Jr., 73, of Dinwiddie, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Born in Honaker, Va., he was the son of the late James Kelly Sr. and Gladys Ray Cox., and was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty R. Blevins. Mr. Cox was retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad and was a proud member of the Matoaca Sportsman's Club.

He is survived by his wife, G. Ruth Cox; two sons, J. Greg Cox, and Michael K. Cox and his wife, Tammy; a daughter, Jennifer L. Cole and her husband, Richard; four grandchildren, Kaitlyn A. Cox, Mandie K. Cox, Samuel T. Cole and Morgan K. Cole; two sisters, C. Sue Diamond and her husband, Ralph, and Dorothy A. Ireson; a brother, Randy K. Cox and his wife, Debbie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service. A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Southlawn Memorial Park. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be donated to the , 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.

Funeral Home

J T Morriss & Son Funeral Home & Crematory Service
103 S Adams St Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 733-8511

Published in The Progress-Index on Apr. 17, 2014