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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.
Rosa Allmon says
Lydia & Family, So sorry to hear about about Ed. Please, if there is anything I or Louise can do, please let us know. You have our condolences.
Rosa Allmon &
Greg Lomax says
I was truly saddened by the news of Eddie’s passing. A real heartbreak. Yet am glad and grateful to have seen him only a few weeks ago laughing and sharing time with him. That is what ‘family’ is about. Another reason to hug those close to you every chance you get. He is missed, no doubt, a ray of sunshine everyday he was with all of us. Heaven has a new angel. My deepest condolences to all of you – Lydia, Michelle, Paula, Jeremy, Brent, Cassandra, Monica, Isaiah, Caleb, and little Liam.
Debra Watland says
My heartfelt condolences to the family members of Ed Cox. Special thoughts and prayers for Jeremy, Cass and Liam. All our love and prayers sent to you during this difficult time.
Debi, Pat, Ken and Angie Watland
Donna Goodman says
Michelle I am so sorry for your loss. I never met your dad, but I know he was a great man cause he raised an AWESOME daughter. Please tell your mom and sister and brother that I am praying for everyone.
Lydia Thomas says
Lydia my dearest friend………….Sincere condolences to you and your family at the recent passing of your husband Ed. Although I never got to meet him, I knew he was a VERY special man for the way he treated his entire family. You are like a sister to me, and please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. If you ever want to talk I am always here for you. May God be with you all at this time.
Love from your BFF,
Lydia in Ohio
Robert E Burrage says
Lidia, Floyd and all members of Ed’s family.
I am so sorry to hear about Ed’s death. Ed was a wonderful co-worker and friend! He was totally loyal and could be trusted in every way.
I am so glad I got to see and talk to him several times over the past few weeks at his crossing station on Union St.
He helped me in so many ways at the Creamery that I could never repay. I hope he knew how much we loved him.
Stay strong for each other as he was for all of you.
Love, the Burrage Family
Polly & Bobby Fowler says
Lydia, Michelle, Paula and family. You have our deepest sympathies & love in the loss of your Husband and Father.
Lisa Bovard says
My daughters and I knew Mr Cox as the wonderful, friendly man who helped them cross the street on their way to school. He was always pleasant, talked with the girls and looked out for them. He was a blessing to them and to me. We are so sorry to hear of his passing but so grateful to have had the opportunity to know him. Our thoughts are with his family.
Kristine Meneguzzo says
I am so sorry! Love you! May God’s peace surround you & your family!
Love, your “niece” KRis Meneguzzo
Amy-Lyn Lafferty Foster says
Ed was a precious man! I have such fond memories of him from the creamery. He was always so patient with me when I worked in the back. Lydia, Michelle, Paula and Jeremy, I am lifting you all up in prayer. I am blessed to know all of you.
Much love, Amy-Lyn
Lydia Cox says
Thank you everyone for all the sweet words, thoughts and prayers. Our family really appreciates it.
Lydia and family
Dear family and friends,
I’m so sorry for your loss. May Gods word bring you comfort during these difficult time for he is not unrighteous as to forget all of our good deeds and he promises that one day soon , “the righteous shall inherit the earth and live forever upon it”. (Psalm 37:29). May the hope of seeing your dear loved one again bring you hope and comfort. (John 5:28,29)