Jimmy Randall Cox, 77, passed away today, Friday, April 29, 2016 at his residence in Ft. Gaines, Ga. Funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3 PM at the Ft. Gaines Baptist Church. Rev. Jeff Hines officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethel Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Dalton Cox, Chris Cox, Eugene Cox, Robert Cox, Shawn Cox and Allen Cox. The family will receive friends at the church from 2 PM until funeral time.
Mr. Cox was born in Early County January 21, 1939 to the late James Cyril Cox and Gussie Byrd Brookins Cox. He was serving as minister for Springvale Baptist Church and a retired truck driver for Southern Ag. Other than his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Rita Diane Davenport Cox and by a brother Larry Cox.
He is survived by a daughter; Melissa Hinchliffe and husband Mark of Camilla, Ga. and a son; Steve Cox and wife Doni of Ft. Gaines, Ga. 2 brothers; Charles Cox of Ft. Gaines, Ga. and Don Wayne and wife Margo Cox of Putney, Ga. 4 Grandchildren; Steven Randall Cox II and wife Kristen, James Carlos Cox and wife Brooke, Jessica Diane Lisenby and husband Jon, Nicholas Cox. 8 Great-Grandchildren: Hailey Clark, Logan Cox, Madison Cox, Everett Cox, Taylor Gardner, Lane Gardner, Kayla Doughtie and Rachel Dowie.