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1390 Mt Vernon Springs Rd
Sunday December 18th, 2016
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Roy Sims Cox

Roy Sims Cox, 89 of Sanford passed away Thursday December 15, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm Sunday at Rogers Pickard Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Buffalo Cemetery.


Mr. Cox was born in Lee Co, son of the late Garland Sims Cox and Ina Foushee Cox. He was a WWII Veteran of the US Navy, and retired from Holt Truck and Tractor. Mr. Cox was preceded in death by his sisters, Fleta Fleming, Edna Burge, Ernestine Vance and Thelma Cox.


Mr. Cox is survived by his wife Nellie Lett Cox; son Gregory Sims Cox and wife My-Linh; grandson, Preston Van Cox; three nieces and one nephew.


The family will receive friends beginning at 2:00pm Sunday before the Funeral.


Memorial contributions can be made to Buffalo Presbyterian Church, 1333 Carthage St., Sanford, NC 27330.

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A candle was lit in memory of Roy Cox

Terry Spivey Dec 30 2016 12:00 AM

Nellie, Greg and family,
So sorry for your recent loss, I just found out. My prayers and sympathies are with you both, May God heal your hearts in this time of loss. I miss so many things that happen in Sanford as I no longer live there, but come down to visit Mom. You Dad (Greg) and Husband (Nellie) was a great man to know. Love you guys, Terry Spivey

Terry Spivey Dec 30 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Roy Cox

Patricia Stone Dec 20 2016 12:00 AM

Nellie And Greg Praying For You And Your Family

Phil Register Dec 19 2016 12:00 AM

Greg, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Tom (and Pam)

Tom and Pam Wilder Dec 18 2016 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. I just read on line that Roy passed. He was a fine man. God bless you and Greg. He will be missed greatly.

Bonnie Davis and Hazel Donathan Dec 18 2016 12:00 AM

Greg and Mrs. Nellie,
I am so very sorry for your loss. Mr Cox was a fine man and one of such integrity. I will be praying for you as you grieve. Most sincerely,, Paula Cox Rogers

Paula Cox Rogers Dec 17 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Roy Cox

Joyce Parrish Dec 17 2016 12:00 AM

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Our condolences from the hearts of the NGO family

Expression of Sympathy Dec 17 2016 12:00 AM

All I can say is that you father was fine Christian gentleman! Sorry for your loss.

Jeff Cashion Dec 17 2016 12:00 AM

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