Jim F. Cox

Published 7:39 pm Wednesday, August 29, 2018


Mr. Jim Forest Cox, age 73, of Washington, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at Vidant Medical Center.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at Pamlico Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the graveside service.

Mr. Cox was born June 13, 1945, in Beaufort County to the late Henry Foncie Cox and Iantha Andrews. He attended Washington High School and retired as Vice President and General Manager of Tidewater Equipment Company Inc. Mr. Cox served in the United States Coast Guard.

Survivors include a daughter, Dini Cox Taylor and Robert Starling, of Greenville; sons, Shawn Cox and wife Tracy, of Ayden, Jarod Steele Cox and wife Amy Padget, of Westville, Florida; brother, Holman Cox his wife and special sister-in-law Linda, of Washington; sister, Shirley Mayo Wiggs, of Washington; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the staff of Universal Healthcare of Greenville for their kindness and support.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center, 600 Moye Blvd., Room 178 – Administration, Greenville, NC 27834.

You may address condolences to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Cox family.