William K. Cox 87 of Paris Township died Friday, December 13, 2013. He was born June 15, 1926 in Fairmount, WV to Frank and Nellie L. (Hawkins) Cox. Mr. Cox was a US Navy veteran of WWII, a member of the American Legion, D.A.V., AMVETS, V.F.W. and the Newton Falls Masonic Lodge. He worked as a Veteran Service Officer for the Veterans Service Center in Ravenna and was a member of the Wayland Community Church.
Survivors include his daughter Deanna Cottrell of Wayland, 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and a sister Josephine P. (Robert) Eggert of Doylestown. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Patricia in 2000, sons Stephen, Kevin and William Cox and brothers Roy and Donald Cox. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Wayland Community Church, 6355 Wayland Road, Ravenna, Ohio 44266. Reverend Tom Holbrook will officiate. Burial has taken place in Hawley Cemetery in Paris Township. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials to Wayland Community Church or Shriners Hospital, 1645 W. 8th St., Erie, PA 16505. Condolences and memories may be shared at http://www.sscfuneralhomes.com/.
(Shorts-Spicer-Crislip 330-296-6858, RC 12-20-13)
Ken was our friend and my hunting buddy for over 40 yrs. He was a great influence on both my sons Steve and Greg and always said Hi beautiful to Cathy each time he saw her. We are blessed to have had him and all his family in our lives. We all send our heart felt sympathies to Deanna, Tyler, Nathan and Chris and their families. Kens memory, big smile and loving nature will always be with us.
Our sincere condolences,
Gary, Cathy, Steve, Greg Mix and families