Calvin Cox

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Funeral services for Calvin Cox, 86, of Lone Star, will be at 10 AM on Saturday, January 24th at Lone Star Baptist Church with Bro. Rick Monds officiating. Burial will be at Blevins Cemetery in Cason under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mr. Cox was born on February 27, 1922 in Potosi, TX to Marvin and Emma Lou Cox and died on January 21, 2009 at a Mt. Pleasant hospital. Mr. Cox was the Terminal Manager of E.L. Farmer Trucking Co., a Baptist and a veteran of US Army during WWII in Germany. Survivors include his wife of 36 years Nell Cox; four sons and three daughters-in-law Mitch and Kathy Cox, Mike and Nesha Cox all of Daingerfield, Lynn Cox of Lone Star and Wayne and Kathy McEntire of New Boston; two daughters and sons-in-law Brenda and Don Belyeu of Daingerfield and Carolyn and Jim Roberts of Longview; one brother and sister-in-law Tommy and Greta Cox of Valiant, OK; two sisters and brothers-in-law Audell and Roy Odom of West Fork, AR and Edna Fay and Tom Hathcock of Terrell; grandchildren Jason and Jessica Cox of Mt. Pleasant, Whitney Cox of Daingerfield, Karen and Pooh Smith of Cedar Hill, Casey and Carmen Cox of Gilmer, Mary Cox of College Station, Chris and Nesha McEntire of Naples, Jeff Swank of Arlington, and Brian Barnett of Longview; and 12 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Marvin and Emma Cox; one grandson Robby McEntire; one brother Herman Cox; and one sister Iola Weathered. A closed casket visitation will be on Friday, January 23rd and the family will receive friends from 7-9 PM at the funeral home.

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  1. Dear Nell and family, So sorry to hear about Calvin. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was a very good man.

  2. I am sorry for your loss. It has been many years since we all worked together but know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. I am sorry for the loss of Mr. Calvin. I enjoyed working for Calvin for many years. He not only supervised but would get in there with you to help get the job done. He was definately a hands on boss. He will be greatly missed.

  4. To all the family, I am so sorry for a time like this. But it comes to all of us sooner or later. Your Dad lived a good long life (86)years. I know you will miss him. God Bless you all.

  5. Our prayers are with you at this time. he always had smile for everyone. know that the Lord will guide you though this time of loss. Virginia & Arlie Wolfrum

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