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Cox, Fleet Hinson

FORT MILL — Mr. Fleet Hinson Cox, age 84, of Fort Mill, died Friday, June 1, 2007, at his home.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2007, at First Baptist Church Chapel, with the Rev. Jeff Bedwell and the Rev. Benny Wade officiating.

Born May 14, 1923, in Charlotte, Mr. Cox was a son of the late Wilmer David Cox and Otis Burge Cox. He graduated from Indian Land High School. Mr. Cox was a World War II Navy veteran and was a member of the American Legion Post No. 43. He had retired from Celanese in Charlotte as a research and development technician. Mr. Cox was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Mill, was a member of the Catawba Masonic Lodge No. 56, and was a former Shriner with Scottish Rites. He was a wonderful husband and father. He was a good gardener and enjoyed golf and square dancing.

Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Judy Lines Cox; his son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Roberta Cox of Rock Hill; two brothers, Thompson Cox of Burlington, N.C. and Jack Cox of Cherryville, N.C.; his sister, Nell Stevenson of Indian Land; and six grandchildren, Shannon Lewis, Eric Mullis, Charles Cox, David Cox, Bill Cox and Crystal Riggs. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Candice Chadwick and Katherine McMaster.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the memorial service in the Church Fellowship Hall and other times at the home. Condolences may be sent to the family at P.O. Box 2087, Fort Mill, SC 29716.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 121 Monroe White Street, Fort Mill, SC 29715; or to Serenity Palliative & Hospice Care, 223 South Herlong Ave., Suite 110, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

Wolfe Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Obituaries. State, The (Columbia, SC) [serial on the Internet]. (2007, June 03), [cited August 2, 2009]. Available from: Newspaper Source Plus.

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