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Ples Edward Cox, 65, of Concord, NC passed away January 13, 2013 at Carolinas Medical Center- Northeast, surrounded by family. Mr. Cox was born August 22, 1947 in Radford, Virginia to the late Ples Cox and Annie Geraldine Holbrook Cox.
Ed will be remembered as a very hard worker and relentless supporter of his family. Mr. Cox loved attending any event involving his grandchildren and enjoyed wrestling with his 2 yr old grandson. He was an avid cook who liked trying new recipes as well as reading in his spare time.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Cox is preceded in death by a brother, Mike Cox.
Ed is survived by his loving wife of 43 years; Lydia T. Cox, a son; Jeremy Edward Cox and wife Cassandra of Raleigh, daughters; Michelle Hilton and husband Brent of Concord, Paula Rankin of Concord, a brother; Kenney Cox and wife Patty of Debary, FL, a sister; Bonnie Allen and husband Ted of Roanoke, VA, and his special grandchildren; Isaiah Cox, Caleb Rankin, Monica Hilton, and Liam Cox.
The family will have a private service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to help defray costs for the family. Please send donations to Carolina Cremation, P.O.Box 2185, Salisbury, NC 28145.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury, North Carolina is assisting the Cox family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.