Walter Dee Cox, son of the late Doc Cox and Lidabelle Bradshaw Cox was born May 1, 1932 in Jonesboro, Ark., and departed this life Tuesday, Aug. 11 , 2009 at the age of 77 years, 3 months and 10 days.
Walter married Joyce Cook on March 14, 1959 in Caruthersville, Mo. Joyce preceded him in death on Oct. 8, 2003.
Survivors include one son, Terry Cox and wife Teresa, of Arizona; one daughter, Renae Loveland, of Algonquin, Ill,; three grandchildren, Brinna Montgomery and husband Kyle, Ashley Loveland and Luke Russo; one great-grandchild, Avery Montgomery; three brothers, Clifford, Jack and Raymond Cox; one sister. Leota Nestor, of California, and other relatives and many friends
Dee was preceded in death by a brother, S.J. Cox and a sister, Leona Fredrick.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Friday, Aug. 14, 2009 at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 15, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Revs. Carroll McGruder and Coleman Cox officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Ray Allen Fredrick, Coleman Cox, Kyle Montgomery, Scott Cook, Mike Haggard and Randy Kinnard.