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Larry Wayne Cox

April 29, 1944 January 1, 2019
Larry Wayne Cox
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Obituary for Larry Wayne Cox

Larry Wayne Cox, 74, left his earthly home January 1, 2019 after a brief bout with cancer.
Larry was born April 29, 1944 to Audrey Ruth & Robert Jack Cox in Maryville. The family moved to Oak Ridge shortly after his birth. Larry was a Navy veteran, serving as an Electrician’s Mate on nuclear submarines. After his military service, he was employed at X-10 ORNL for 36 years until his retirement in 2011. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, sister J. Lavinda Thedford and son-in-law Michael Braden. He is survived by his wife of nearly 54 years, Brenda Cox; son Robert Duane Cox and daughter Sheila Braden and fiance~ Toby Weber; 6 grandchildren,- Christina (Travis) Moore, Zachary Corwin, Jonathan Corwin (Kristina), Robert Cox Jr (Victoria), Emily Schamper (Nick), and Sophia Rose Cox; 7 great-grandchildren, Caylen and Hudson Moore, Aaliyah and Amelia Cox, EllieGrace Schamper and Amara and Lawrence Corwin. He is also survived by 3 brothers, Evan, James and Greg Cox and 2 sisters, Karen Edison and Lawana Morrison. Larry was an avid UT fan and had been an usher at Neyland Stadium for the last 2 decades. His retirement years were spent with his family, his grandchildren and great grandchildren that he loved so much. He was such a special person and all who knew him loved him. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Larry’s honor to the American Cancer Society or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 5 – 7pm at Weatherford Mortuary. The funeral will follow at 7pm with Dr. Steve McDonald officiating.
An online guest book can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.


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5:00 PM 1/5/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/5/2019 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

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Saturday

5

Jan

7:00 PM 1/5/2019 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States
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