James G. Cox


James G. "Jim" Cox, age 75, of Oronogo, MO, passed away early Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, MO.
Jim was born on January 2, 1944, in San Francisco, CA, the son of Edward and Gertrude (Phillips) Cox. He has been a long-time area resident, Jim worked as a welder for Cardinal Scales for 52 years, before retiring in 2017. He was an avid fisherman and Kansas City Chiefs fan.
He married Bobbie Collings on March 7, 1966. She survives.
Additional survivors include a son, Jason Cox, of Oronogo; a daughter, Rebecca Cox, of Joplin; two brothers; four sisters; a sister-in-law, Sandra Lowe; five grandchildren, Orien Cox, Mason Cox, Taylor Helton, Peyton Helton and Tristen "Shorty" Bullard; and many nieces and nephews. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Gordon and Robert Cox.
Services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the Mason-Woodard Chapel. Entombment will follow at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends during a time of visitation prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m. Monday.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the American Cancer Society, in care of the mortuary.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
Published on April 21, 2019
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Amy (Turner) Wade
Apr 22, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss of Jim. I just heard about it from my sister, Sherri. I had so much fun playing at your house on your trampoline with Jason when I was younger.