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James Franklin Cox

HIGH POINT, N.C.–James Franklin Cox, a Pulaski native, died Sept. 11, 2013, at his home in High Point, N.C.  He was 70 and had been battling cancer for two years.

Mr. Cox was a 1961 graduate of Pulaski High School and attended Phillips Business College in Roanoke. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles P. (Mike) and Virginia Cox, and first wife, Janice Jones Cox, all of Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Barkley A. Cox of High Point, N.C.; two daughters, Emily Cox Deal of Athens, Ga., and Kim Cox Anderson of Tega Cay, S.C.; four grandchildren, Jenny and Robert Deal, both of Athens, Ga., and Nicole and Mitchell Anderson, both of Tega Cay, S.C.

Family members and close friends described Mr. Cox as “a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, who loved to hunt, fish and spend time at Claytor Lake.”

Cumby Family Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements in High Point, N.C.  A memorial service will be held at Stevens Funeral Home, in Pulaski at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the service hour.

Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.

2 Responses to James Franklin Cox

  1. Wanda Shomaker

    September 14, 2013 at 10:02 am

    Barkey and girls – my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this most difficult time.

    Love you, Wanda

  2. harriet novell sirt

    September 15, 2013 at 8:12 am

    we are so sorry to learn of mr.cox,passing. I attended Pulaski high school with him many years ago. sending our deepest sympathy to the family. harriet and bob sirt, ridgeway,va