September 28, 1936 - October 27, 2018
Everett W. Cox Jr., "Bill" to those who knew him best, of Goshen, Ohio was born September 28, 1936 in West Union, Ohio. He passed unexpectedly on Saturday October 27, 2018 in his home at the age of 82 years. Bill is the beloved husband of 57 years to Lora (nee Kirchner) Cox; loving father of Margie (the late Mark Hadley of Goshen, and Larry (Patti) Cox of Hillard, Ohio; cherished Grand "Paw" to Kyle (Amanda) Hadley, Casey (Kerstin) Hadley, Dan Cox, Robin Cox and Cole Hadley; Great Grandpa to Marcus, Michael, Zoey, Mason, Conor, and Zayn Hadley; dear brother of Betty (Mick) Evans and Bob Cox; uncle of several nieces and nephews; and many, many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett Cox Sr. and Pauline (nee Grooms) Cox; and his brother, Paul Cox. Bill served in the US Air Force; then worked and retired as a maintenance worker from Heekin Can, Goshen Schools and Eastgate Lanes. He was a member of the Goshen Masonic Lodge, Goshen United Methodist Church, retired as a volunteer with Goshen Fire Department, and loved to play Bingo. Visitation will be held at the Goshen United Methodist Church, 6710 Goshen Rd., Goshen, OH 45122 on Saturday December 1, 2018 from 3:00 PM until Celebration of Life serviice at 5:00 PM at the church. Memorial contributions may be given to the Goshen United Methodist Church at the above address.