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Charles Douglas Cox

March 16, 1935 ~ March 27, 2022 (age 87)


Charles “Charlie” Douglas Cox sadly passed away on March 27, 2022, in Canon City, Colorado. He was born on March 16, 1935, to Roy James and Edna Marie (Sappenfield) Cox in Ann Arber, Michigan. He had 1 brother growing up, William Robert Cox.

Charlie attended and graduated from Michigan State College while married to Joyce Ann White. They went on to have 3 daughters together, Peggy Ann, Laura Lynn, and Dyane Louise Cox. In 2015 he then married Ruth H. Biemiller in Canon City, Colorado.

He had worked for Ford Motor Company in Michigan for 34 years before moving to Colorado in 2003. Charlie found joy in attending church and was a member of Canon Community Baptist Church. He also thoroughly enjoyed making stained glass, particularly tiffany style lamps.

Charlie leaves behind his wife, Ruth; daughters, Peggy (Jeff) Doney, and Laura (Carl) Maldonado; as well as 4 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and many dear friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Edna Cox; brother, Bill Cox; and daughter, Dyane Cox.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at Canon Community Baptist Church in Canon City, CO.

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Funeral Service
April 7, 2022

4:00 PM
Canon Community Baptist Church (Monroe Street)

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