August 11, 1926 - March 30, 2016
Marion “Lester” Cox, 89 of North Lewisburg, left this world to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Wednesday, March 30, 2016 in his home with his family by his side.
Lester was born August 11, 1926 in Fort Gay, W. VA.
He served his county in the United States Navy. He retired as a painter for the US Government offices in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Lester attended the Woodstock Freewill Baptist Church and he enjoyed being with his family and friends.
He is survived by his children, Rita (Duane) Stephens, Danny (Fran) Cox, Rick (Lisa) Cox and Leslie Ann (Dan) Butler; several grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Marion W. and Ocie (Ferguson) Cox, his wife, Carolyn K. “Chickie” Cox and his siblings, Lucille Huffman, Ruby Blanton, Willa Mae Webster and Charles, Willard, Bert and Herbert Cox.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 4, 2016 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg with Pastor Russell Street officiating; where the family will receive friends from 11-1 p.m.
Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Just wanted to let you know that we are thinking of you during this time of loss and praying for you for Gods comfort and that you would have peace in your hearts.