COX, Thomas Jefferson, Sr.

COX, Thomas Jefferson, Sr., 72, of Cumberland Run, Jacobsburg, OH, died Thursday, December 26, 2013, at his home.

He was born in Pennsylvania on September 7, 1941, a son of the late Thomas Cox and Virginia Minet Cox Wheeler.

Tom was a former employee of Phillip’s Stamping in Bellaire, a Methodist, and member of Ionic Lodge 438 F&AM in Bellaire.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Wilbur Wheeler; two brothers, Joe and Larry Cox; a sister, Ann Walker.

Surviving are his loving wife of 51 years, Delores Yeager Cox; a daughter, Tammy Cox of the home; a son, Tom (Crystal) Cox, Jr. of Cumberland Run; grand children, Justine (Anthony) Fry and T.J. Cox; a great-grandson, Riley Fry.

Friends will be received at Toothman Funeral Home in Jacobsburg on Saturday from 4-8 p.m. where services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday with Rev. Gerald Blon officiating.

Burial follows in Glencoe Cemetery.

Ionic Lodge 438 will conduct Masonic Services at 7 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home.