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Joseph "Joe" Ivan Cox

October 6, 1949 — July 28, 2022

Pleasant Garden


Joseph “Joe” Ivan Cox, age 72 of Pleasant Garden, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at his home. 

Joe was a native of Randolph County and was born on October 6, 1949 to Edgar and Louise Crawford Cox. Joe was a very strong willed, dependable, hardworking provider who never met a stranger. He was a graduate of Randleman High School and proudly served our country in the United States Army during Vietnam. Joe worked and retired from FedEx as a fleet mechanic. Joe attended Vandalia Presbyterian Church in Greensboro and will always be remembered by his great sense of humor. Joe was preceded in death by his parents. 

Joe is survived by his wife of 51 years, Nancy Keplinger Cox; sons, Christopher Cox of Castle Hayne, Carlton (Naomi) Cox of Stoneville; and his sister, Annette Cox of High Point. 

The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 South Main Street, Randleman. 
Memorials may be made in Joe’s honor to the Ronald McDonald House, Donate - Ronald McDonald House Charities Piedmont Triad ( <>.


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Saturday, August 6, 2022

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Randleman

600 S. Main St., Randleman, NC 27317

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