The funeral service for Mr. Gary L. Cox Jr. will be held Friday, June 19, 2020, at 6:30 pm at Love Temple - Southern District Convocation, 201 N. Oak Forest Road, Goldsboro, North Carolina. His grandfather, Dr. Alex Cox, will deliver the "Words of Comfort".
The family will be present at 5:30 pm to greet friends.
A private burial will be held at a later date.
The family requests that all attendees wear a mask and adhere to the social distancing standards.
Among his many survivors are his parents, Gary and Theresa Cox; and his sister, the apple of his eye, Sheris Cox.
A certified EMT from Goldsboro, Gary worked full-time for Greenville Fire/Rescue and was a volunteer with the Red Oak Community Rural Fire Department. He was a graduate of East Carolina University.
Earlier this spring, Gary was recorded on video reading from the book “The Three Bears” as part of a series of online storytime videos that Red Oak firefighters created to entertain local children during the pandemic.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, a monetary donation be made to;
The Red Oak Community Rural Fire Department
925 West Star Street, Greenville
North Carolina 27834
Condolences may be posted at www.stevensfamilyfuneralhome.com or faxed to 252-991-5849.
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