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Thomas "Tommie" Dean Cox, Sr.

August 22, 1935 — August 29, 2023



Thomas "Tommie" Dean Cox, Sr., age 88, of Asheboro passed away on August 29, 2023 at Forsyth Medical Center.

Mr. Cox was born on August 22, 1935 to Justin and Ruth Farlow Cox.

Born and raised in Seagrove, Tommie served his country and enjoyed his travels in the U.S. Navy.  He was a retired co-owner of Farlow Produce in Asheboro.  Tommie loved and served the Lord many years as a member of Son Light Baptist Church.  Tommie was a loving and devoted family man, married to his wife, Becky for 64 years.  He lovingly cared for her until she entered the Cross Road Memory Care facility.  He loved being outdoors working in his yard and garden.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Garner Cox; sons, Thomas Cox, Jr. (Cindy) of Randleman and Bryan Cox of Asheboro; daughter, Cindy Morris (Tom) of Asheboro; grandsons, Zachary Cox (Shanda) of Walkertown, Daniel Morris (Betsy) of Asheboro, and David Morris (Elizabeth) of Clarks Summit, PA; and 6 great grandchildren. Tommie was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Jack Cox.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2023 at 11:00 am at Oaklawn Cemetery with Pastor Terry Lane officiating.

Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Cox family.

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Saturday, September 2, 2023

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