Obituaries: May 2, 2018

Clark Cox

Clark Cox, 91, of Boiling Springs, South Carolina, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at his home. Born Dec. 31, 1926, in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Millard and Grace Washburn Cox.

A U.S. Marine veteran and member of Valley Falls Baptist Church, Mr. Cox loved to hunt and was owner-operator of Cox Trucking.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Alice Greenlee Cox; grandchildren, Matthew Cox and Kelly Cox; and great-granddaughter, Alexia Faith Cox. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Douglas Waits Cox.

Visitation was 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2018, at Floyd’s Boiling Springs Chapel, 4161 Hwy 9 N. in Boiling Springs, and 11-11:45 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Grassy Creek Baptist Church, 793 Old NC 226 in Spruce Pine. Funeral services followed at noon at the church, conducted by the Rev. Gene Self and the Rev. Alan G. Moor. Burial was in the church cemetery.

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