First Posted: 1/15/2009
John K. “Johnny” Cox Jr., 49, died May 8, 2008, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at West Lumberton Baptist Church, the Revs. Glenn M. Grant and William Arthur Cox officiating. Interment will follow in the Meadowbrook Cemetery.
Cox was born on Oct. 27, 1958, in Robeson County, son of John K. Cox Sr. and Betty Ann Turner Cox. He attended West Lumberton Baptist Church. He was a self-employed carpet installer and a D.J.
Surviving are two sons, Michael Gavin Cox and Christopher Garrett Walton, both of Lumberton; his father, John K. Cox Sr. of Lumberton; his mother, Betty Turner Cox of Lumberton; a brother, Jerry Cox of Lumberton; a sister, Tammy Michelle Hester of Lumberton; three grandchildren, Michael Jayden Cox, Christopher Garrett Walton Jr. and Trent Walton; two nieces, Crystal Nicole Cox and Elizabeth Ann Hester; and a special friend, Sherry Smith of Lumberton.
Memorials may be made to the Lumberton Rescue Unit, P.O. Box 166, Lumberton, N.C., 28359.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Biggs Funeral Home, and other times at the home of his mother, Betty T. Cox, 703 W. 23rd St.
Online condolences may be made at www.mem.com.