WEST POINT — Robert Cox Sr., 64, died Feb. 12, 2019, in West Point. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Union Star M.B. Church with the Rev. Eric Ratliff officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is from 3-6 p.m. Friday at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Cox was born March 4, 1954, to the late Joseph and Lue Francis Cox. He was formerly employed as an insurance sales consultant with Lee-Sykes Funeral Home of Columbus and a member of Union Star M.B. Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Cox Jr. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ewing Cox; son, Robert Cox Jr.; stepchildren, Doris Ewing Walker, Larry Ewing and Jerry Ewing; brothers, William, C. H., Dough and David; and sisters, Shirley and Joann.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 15, 2019
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