Homer Cox

Homer C. Cox, 92, of Browning died at 6:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2000, at Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

He was born Jan. 26, 1908, in Browning, a son of Benjamin and Sarah Ann Walton Cox. He married Myrtle Lane on Dec. 17, 1931. She died June 2, 1992.

Three sisters and two brothers also preceded him in death.

Surviving are one son, Ron (and Glenna) of Browning; one brother, Ralph of Astoria; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He worked for Strong Equipment Co. in Rushville for several years and had worked for CB&Q Railroad. He was a cashier and vice president of Rushville State Bank before retiring.

He was a life member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association. He was a 50-year member of Astoria Masonic Lodge.

Graveside services were held Tuesday at Browning Cemetery with Collis Trone officiating. Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/20/2000

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