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Rockford D. Cox Obituary

Rockford D. Cox
Hancock County Courier
May 14, 1998

Rockford D. Cox, 88, of Hancock House, New Cumberland, passed away Friday, May 8, 1998 at Weirton Medical Center following a brief illness.
He was born November 24, 1909 in Philippi, WV, the son of he late H.L. and Genevra (Ice) Cos. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Edith Marie (Cullen) Cox, second wife, Alice (Breen) Thomas Cox; one sister, Genevieve; four brothers, Wilber, Sherden, Shirley and Paul Cox.
He was a member of the New Cumberland Christian Church. He was a retired carpenter form Steubenville Local #186.
Surviving are one daughter, Patricia Weintraub of Weirton; three granddaughters, Marie Kayla and Stephanie all of Weirton; three nephews, Eugene Cox, Woodrow Cox and Martin Cox; two nieces, Virginia McNicholson and Mary Peters.
Services were held on Sunday, May 10, 998 at 1:00 p.m. at the Turley Funeral Home with Reverend Lew Maysey officiating . Burial followed in the New Cumberland Cemetery.

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