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Dale W. Cox, Jr.

Dale W. Cox, Jr., born in Spokane, Washington December 17, 1920, passed away peacefully at his home in Palos Verdes on June 25, 2013 after a brief battle with leukemia with his family by his side. He attended the US Naval Academy, Class of 1943. Husband, father, veteran of WWII and Korea, record setting naval test pilot, Mercury astronaut candidate, and 1942 NCAA gymastics champion, he retired from the Navy in 1962 and became an entrepreneur and, most recently, an author. He is survived by Patricia, his beloved wife of 67 years; sons Brian, Dale III (wife Darcie), and Gary (wife Karen); Penelope Cornwall, and 6 grandchildren. Predeceased by sister, Sharon Lang and parents, Dale W. Cox and Elva Bowers. There will be a private family celebration of his life. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on July 14, 2013
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