James Junior Cox, 91, of Joaquin, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019, in Nacogdoches.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Interment will follow at Smith Cemetery in Center. Visitation will be held prior to service, beginning at noon.
Mr. Cox was born November 7, 1927, in Shelby County, to James A. Cox and Frances Jones Cox. He served in the United States Army during World War II and later worked for Air Control Associates in Houston for many years. Mr. Cox was an active member VFW Post #8904 in Center and was also an active member of the Smith Cemetery Board. He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by:
Kenneth Cox and wife Cheryl of Cedar Park
Jeffory Cox and wife Kindra of Houston
Kevin Cox and wife Sherry of Round Rock
Sherri Cox and partner Butch of Waller
Dustin Cox and wife Haleigh
Kirsten Hines and husband Tanner
Dylan Cox and wife Amelia
Brandon Lord and wife Hannah
Edward Lamar Cox of Normangee
Loyde Doyle Cox of Plantersville
Cousins: Lloyd Anderson and Kenneth Anderson and their spouses
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and a host of friends.
Preceded in death by his granddaughter, Jamye Cox and his parents, James A. Cox and Frances Jones Cox.
Pallbearers will be members of VFW Post #8904.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center at https://www.mdanderson.org/
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com