November 8, 2008
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Vernon Funeral Home
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Gideon Edward Cox, the infant son of Meredith (Cox) Longstreath and baby brother of Ashton Cox and Madelynn Champ was called home Saturday, November 8, 2008. Born on September 16, 2008 at Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Gideon was a true miracle baby and an angel loaned to us for a brief time as a testament to God’s power, mercy, grace and love. Gideon was much loved and will be sadly missed by his Poppy and Ya-ya, Richard and Lisa Cox of Urbana. Also left to mourn his loss are aunts and uncles Zachary and Stacy Cox of West Liberty and Sydney and Ryan Ferdman, serving with the US Army, cousins Travis and Tyler Cox and Kiley and Ryan Ferdman, Jr., great grandparents Rebecca (Schade) and Robert Maxwell of Springfield and Marilyn and David Whipkey of Baker, Florida, numerous great aunts, great uncles and other cousins. Gideon was greeted lovingly at the gates of heaven by his great grandfather Edward H. Schade. Family will greet visitors at Vernon Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 12 from 2-6 p.m. with services scheduled for Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Gideon will be laid to rest with his great grandfather at Spring Grove Cemetery, St. Paris. Sleep in peace sweet baby.