Weatherford Democrat

June 23, 2014

Gary Wayne Cox

Weatherford Democrat


WEATHERFORD — Gary Wayne Cox, 69, passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014, at his home peacefully surrounded by family and friends.

Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Connell Baptist Church, 4736 Bryce Ave., Fort Worth, officiated by Dr. Mark Riley. Interment to follow at Laurel Land Memorial Park. 

Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Baumgardner Funeral Home.

Gary was a very proud “GPop” and loving husband, father and brother.

He was born to Ray and Edith Cox on Nov. 20, 1944. Gary was a proud graduate of Arlington Heights High School, class of 1963. He would go on to serve in the U.S. Army in Germany and Vietnam from 1966-1969. Gary retired from the Fort Worth Fire Department in 2004 after 35 years of dedicated service.

We would like to thank all of our family and friends for the prayers and support.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ray Miller Cox; mother, Edith Cox; brother, Ray Carl Cox; and sisters, Judy Gerrow and Janis Cox Day.

Survivors: wife, Peggy Cox; daughter, Lana Johnson and husband, Doug, of Southlake; stepdaughters, Teresa Chilcutt, of Weatherford, Melissa Sanderson, of Decatur; stepson, Scott Chilcutt and wife, Tiffany, of Midlothian; sister-in-law, Sissy Cox, of Austin; previous wife and friend, Sally Cox, of Willow Park; grandchildren, Breanna Howard, Jake and McKenzie Johnson, Bailee Chilcutt, Madison Chilcutt, Kameron Poirot, Luke Johnson; great granddaughter, Brooklyn Howard; niece; nephews; and many cousins.

Baumgardner Funeral Home