Joseph Cox

Joseph Cox
Portsmouth - Joseph Louis Cox, 76, of the 5900 block of Fawkes Street, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 4, 2013. He was a member of Grove Church where he formerly served as a Trustee, bus driver and a Gospel Choir Member. He was also a member of Lodge #89 as a Past Master Mason for 50 years and a Past Patron of the Order of the Eastern Star. Joseph retired from VA Chemicals as a Shipping Supervisor with 35 years of service and was a Janitor at Sweethaven Baptist Church for 20 years. He was also a veteran of the U. S. Navy. A life celebration service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9 at Grove Church, 5910 West Norfolk Road, Portsmouth with Dr. Melvin O. Marriner officiating. Viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. The family has entrusted J. T. Fisher Funeral Services 1248 N. George Washington Hwy., Chesapeake to handle the final care arrangements. Condolences can be offered to the family at


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J.T. Fisher Funeral Services
1248 N. George Washington Hwy Chesapeake, VA 23323
(757) 487-3700

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Oct. 8, 2013