William Cox Jr., age 83, a lifelong resident of Greeneville, died at 2 p.m. Saturday at his home.
He was a retired carpenter and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years: Nora Cox; two sons and daughters-in-law: Larry and Mary Cox, Billy and Helen Cox; grandchildren: Sean and Debra Cox, Timmy Cox, Brian and Buffy Cox of North Carolina, Mitchell and Rachael Cox, Christina and Josh Sauceman, Maisie and Zachary Holt; step-granddaughters: Amanda Walters, Tracy and Mike Laws; several great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law and three sisters-in-law: Ed and Ann Fillers, Fannie Swatzell, and Lena Hinkle; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents: William “Billy” and Sarah Cox; two brothers: Paul and James Cox; sister: Mary M. Moncier.
The family will receive friends at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home from 6 – 8 p.m. on Monday. The Rev. Allen Black will read scripture at the close of visitation. Private interment will be in New Bethel Cemetery.
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