Oct 6, 1941 - Feb 2, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Carl Cox, 71, passed away on February 2, 2013. He was born October 6, 1941, in Fairfax, OK to Orval and Bertha Cox. On December 21, 1962, he married his wife, Shirley Cox. Carl honorably served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was an avid Thunder fan, enjoyed fishing and old western movies. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; son, Corey Cox; daughter, Nikki Williams, and husband, Robert; grandchildren, Mitchell, Kelsie, Dal, Austin, Marshall, Joran, and Zadyn; brother, Tom Cox, and wife, Sandy; as well as numerous friends. Carl was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jason Carl Cox; sister, Patricia Rankin; and brother, Ralph Rogers. Funeral ceremonies will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel, with interment to follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens. To share condolences, visit:

Published in The Oklahoman on Feb. 4, 2013