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Leo C. Cox
  • Mc Williams Funeral Home
    125 East First Street
    Wellston, OH 45692

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“Ada, I have just read of Leo's passing and am sorry I missed the visitation. I remember you talking of him when you were taking care of Mom. You...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Karen Crawford - jackson, OH

“May God be with Leo and his family.. He will surely be missed.. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Fred Smith jr - Alliance, OH

“so sorry for Leo passing. May God be with you and bring you peace ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: jackie cox - craigville, WV

“The compassion of family and friends are yours when you need it. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Rose Hudson - Wooster, OH

“I loved my daddy 29th all my heart. Some of my fondest memories are on the farm. We spent hours working with the sheep. Some of my best memories were...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Betty Jo Sawyer - Daughter

“Leo, I Love you and I'll never the wonderful years we had as kids growing up. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Lou Shifflett - Craigsville, WV

“Love you and Ada you opened up your home to me and treated me like family so sorry for your loss ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Beth Leffler - Jackson, OH

“Sending our prayers and love to all of you in your time of grief. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Beth mccollough - Orrville, OH

“Ada, Tim and familiesSadness filled my heart when Vicki told me of Leo's passing. It was soon joined by a smile when the wonderful memories came...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Renee' Edinger Dubas - Ulysses, NE


Leo C. Cox, age 72, of Orville, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 at the Life Care Hospice Facility in Wooster, Ohio. He was born August 5, 1944 in Craigsville, West Virginia to the late Arnold L. Cox and Della Arlene Sparks Cox. Leo was a 40 year member of the United Mine Workers of America. He was of the Baptist faith and he enjoyed hunting turkey, deer and squirrel, along with being an avid fisherman. Leo is survived by his wife of 42 years, Ada Marie Smith Cox; children, Elizabeth Cox of Jackson, Tim Clayton Cox (Joyce) of Akron, Leona Cox (Salvador Pablo) of North Carolina, Rebecca Abbott (Bruce) of London, Oh., Betty Jo Sawyer of Jackson, Ada Leeann Cox of Dayton and Brandon Cox of North Carolina; brother, Ray Cox (Jackie) of Craigsville W.Va.; sisters, Phyllis Dobson (Dallas) of North Carolina, Lou Shifflett (Paul) of Craigsville, W.Va., and Rosie Belcher (Bob) of Craigsville, W.Va., as well as 17 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Corky Cox. Calling hours will be Saturday from 12 to 2 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will follow the calling hours at 2 P.M. with Pastor Ken Toops officiating. Burial will be in the Bethel Ridge Cemetery. For those who wish, the family would appreciate contributions be given to the McWilliams Funeral Home to help with expenses.

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