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Fred Charles Cox, Jr.

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“Cheri, we are so sorry to hear of Fred's passing. He was always a very kind person and will be missed. We are thinking of you and the whole family....Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Kathy Worst - Coldwater, MI

“CherylI am so sorry for your loss. I know you and Fred loved each other deeply! It was so evident when you both came to Dr J's office. You both...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sandra Hull - Kansas City, MO

“Special thoughts and prayers coming your way, Cheryl. Fond memories of you both. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Anita Snyder (Dr. J nurse)

“Cherie , I’m so sorry for your loss. Fred was such a nice man , I’m sure he will be missed so much ! Howard passed away over a year ago,...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Linda McFate - Friend

“We're so sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to the family Bruce and Barbara Harris ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Harris - Acquaintance

“My heart is broken. I have not seen Pops in years, but he was so good to me as a kid, I'll never forget him. Sandy and Bret, I love y'all and praying...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Michele Ramalia - Knoxville, TN

“Thank you for your service Mr. Cox. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Thank you for your service Mr. Cox. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: A friend


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Fred Charles Cox, Jr., age 78, passed away on February 1, 2021. He was born on August 7, 1942 in Stockbridge, Michigan to Fred and Haley Cox. He is survived by his loving wife, Cheryl; son Bret Cox; daughters Sandy Dolan (Dean), Debbie Wells (Rick), stepson William Krueger (Angela), grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Kelly, in 2016.

Always a compassionate, caring man, Fred had numerous loyal friends including his monthly Breakfast Club with his high school friends.

Fred served in the Army Special Forces, 1960-1968. After his military service, Fred was a dairy farmer in Dansville, Michigan before retiring from the State Prison of Southern Michigan.

Fred excelled in bowling, also enjoyed deer hunting with Jim Hauser and won numerous Texas Hold 'Em tournaments. He was a Christian who always respected others; he will be missed by many.

Respecting his wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life will be held in the spring. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Fred may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.