1952 — 2012 John Wesley Cox

John Cox
John Wesley Cox passed away on Thursday April 26, 2012. He was born July 10, 1952 to Wally and Vera Cox in Roseburg, Oregon. He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Minnie. He has two brothers, Robert Cox of Myrtle Creek and Jim Coutts of Roseburg. John and his wife Kathy married and raised five children, Minnie, Malisa, David, Kevin and Juanita. He had nine grandchildren, Abel, Linzi, Nathyn, Chris, Ryan, Scott, Cotty, Michael and Jonathan.

John was a long time employee of Umpqua Community College where his passion as a groundsman was evident to any­one who worked at or visited the campus.

His life was made complete by his favorite pastimes including fishing, shooting, spending time in the mountains and being as close to nature as possible. He and Kathy both enjoyed antique shopping and their Sunday’s together.

A day to remember John was held at the Umpqua Community College, in the Jacoby Auditorium, on May 5th at 2 pm.

Funeral arrangements were handled by:

Sutherlin Chapel of the Roses
311 E. Central Ave.
Sutherlin , Oregon 97479
Phone: (541) 459‑2281

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