John Cox

John E. Cox

February 3rd, 1957 - November 9th, 2020
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John Cox, 63, of Abbeville, husband of Marsha Lawton Cox, died Monday, November 9, 2020 at Prisma Health – Greenville Memorial Hospital. He was born in Abbeville to the late Alvie W. and Aileen Patterson Cox.

A graduate of Abbeville High School, John retired from McCollough Logging. An outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and his membership in the National Wild Turkey Federation. Time spent with his family was most important to him.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by a brother Harold W. Cox and a sister, Patricia A. Cox.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Marsha, of the home; his children, Joshua M. Cox, Carmen L. Arant, Kristy C. Davidson, and Heather C. King; grandchildren, Alexis T. Noblin, Sara K. Arant, Joseph I. Arant, Emma G. Davidson, and Olivia King; his father-in-law, Morris W. Lawton; and a sister-in-law, Eugenia C. Lawton.

A service to celebrate John’s life will be 2:00PM, Saturday, November 14, 2020 in the Harris Funeral Home chapel.

The family is at the home of Carmen Arant.

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Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the Cox family.

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    November 14th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    November 14th, 2020 2:00pm
    Harris Funeral Home, Abbeville Chapel
    Rev. Earl Hartley


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Harby Williams

Posted at 02:32am
Dear Marsha, Carmen, Josh and family,
I had no idea John had passed away. My love and Prayers are with each and every one of you.

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Posted at 01:30pm
Sincere Sympathy from the McCullough Logging Family
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Allen Eddy & Patti Clayton

Posted at 12:12pm
You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We love you.
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Donnie & Kathy Grant

Posted at 12:00am
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Genie Lawton

Posted at 12:00am
Snowy Mountain was purchased for the family of John E. Cox by Genie Lawton.   Send Flowers Gone too soon from a life well-lived. We will not forget John. He went courageously into that gentle night , as the brightest stars opened up the Heavens for him. Genie Lawton

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