Anthony John Cox, 19, a lifelong resident of Scranton, died Tuesday morning at home.
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Born in Scranton, son of John A. Cox IV, Spring Lake, Fla., and Karen Burke, Johnstown, he attended Scranton High School.
He loved his family and his family loved him; he will be missed. He enjoyed fishing with his dad, had a passion for music, creating beats and raps. He was athletic, enjoyed playing football and especially loved to play baseball.
Also surviving are two children, Nevaeh Cox, Scranton; and Natalie Kozlowski Cox, Scranton; four sisters, Samantha Burke, Ohio; Chelsea Cox, Virginia Cox and Isabella Cox, all of Maine; paternal grandmother, Linda Bird Kalinch, her husband and his stepgrandfather, William Kalinch, Moosic; paternal grandfather, John A. Cox, III and wife, Natasha, Sebring, Fla.; paternal great-grandfather, John A. Cox II and wife, Cheryl, Ocala, Fla.; aunt, Laura Royce, Scranton; uncles, Richard Cox, Scranton; and Carlos Reales, Scranton; his companion, Amanda Bordo, Scranton; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was also preceded in death by paternal great-grandparents, Virginia and Clarence Bird; a cousin, Joe Bird; and a nephew, Nathaniel Royce Reales.
Funeral services will be Friday at 6 p.m. in the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave., Scranton. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call Friday from 4 to 6. Go to www.miller beanfh.com for additional funeral information, directions or to submit an online condolence card.
Published in Scranton Times on Dec. 20, 2012