SIDNEY - Terry Allen Cox, 56, of 1532 Spruce Ave., passed away at 1:50 a.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013, at Fair Haven Shelby County Home.
He was born on March 22, 1957, in Sidney, the son of the late Harvel Cox and Helen (Broaddrick) Cox, who survives in Sidney.
Terry is survived by his two sons, Jonathon L. Cox and Jerrod W. Cox, both of Urbana; one sister, Janice Wagner, of Botkins; and one brother, Marty L. Cox, of Sidney.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Harvey Cox, and one sister, Debbie Cox.
Mr. Cox was a veteran of the United States Army. He enlisted on Feb. 27, 1980, and was stationed for training in Fort Benning, Ga. He was stationed in Frankfort, Germany, from 1980 to 1982 and in Fort Lewis, Wash., from 1982 to 1983. He served on the 2nd Battalion, 36th Infantry, 3rd Armored Division (Spearhead).
Terry worked mostly as a forklift operator. He was employed as a machine operator at Stolle Corp. in Sidney from 1986 to 1994, in the shipping and receiving department for Nito Denko in Piqua from 2007 to 2008, as a machine operator for Roll Tech in Fort Loramie from 2011 to 2012, and most recently, for Faurecia Automotive Exhaust, until he had to stop working due to health problems.
Terry was an avid Pittsburg Steelers fan. He loved fishing, anything to do with the outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends, who will all miss him greatly.
In following with his wishes, Terry's body will be cremated.
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are in the care of the Cromes Funeral Home & Crematory, 302 South Main Ave.
Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cox family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com.
Cromes Funeral Home Inc
302 S. Main Ave.
Sidney, OH 45365
Published in Sidney Daily News on July 16, 2013