LAKELAND - Mike Cox, age 59, passed away Saturday September 7, 2013 at Florida Hospital from a brain hemorrhage, complications of a fall.
Mike was born in Brooksville, Fl. on December 27,1953. Mike moved to Lakeland 30 years ago from Winter Haven. Mike owned Tags Plus in Lakeland. Mike was a devoted family man, and by his example he encouraged and inspired others with similar heart conditions to take back their quality of life with the help of advanced heart assist devices (VAD. Mike was also a proud sponsor of Lakeland Diamondbacks baseball team and a long time member of Sports Car Club of America.
Mike is preceded in death by his father D.C. Cox. Mike is survived by his life partner of 30 years Alana Cox, son Justin Cox, daughter Samantha Cox, mother Virginia Cox, grandson Jaxon, brother Ryan Cox and niece Jennifer Cox.
Visitation will be held Friday September 13, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at Calvary Chapel-1044 N. Davis Ave., Lakeland, Fl. 33805. Funeral services will be Saturday September 14, 2013 @ 11:00 A.M. at Calvary Chapel. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to Florida Hospital Transplant Center Orlando-2415 North Orange Ave. Suite 700, Orlando, Fl. 32804 in memory of Mike. Condolences may be sent to the family @ seiglerfuneralhome.net
. Arrangements entrusted to Seigler Funeral Home-Mulberry, Fl.