George W. Cox

George Washington Cox, 84, of Laurel Fork, VA, passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011.

He served in the Navy where he received the Certificate of Commendation from the Department of Defense in reorganization of his special service, loyalty, and contributions to the United States in World War II. He worked for 30 plus years as a Machinist for Ford Motor Company. He received the 30 year veteran plaque from the Grand Lodge of the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Pearl L. Cox; Parents, Sam and Nancy Cox; Brother, S.J. Cox; Sisters, Hallie Stanley and Ethel Moles.

He is survived by Brothers and Sisters-In-Law, Lawrence and Eilene Cox of Banning, California, and Green (Duke) and Mary Cox of Missouri; Sisters, Irene Cock of Dugspur, VA, and Edith Spence of Dugspur, VA; Raised like his brother, Howard Cox and wife Shirley of Florida; Special Niece and Nephew, Geneva and Travis Stanley; and Numerous Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Nathan Montgomery and Rev. Dustin Montgomery officiating. Interment will follow in the Jacksonville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Maberry Funeral Home.

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