James "Jimmy" Cox

January 4, 1948 - January 10, 2020

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James "Jimmy" Cox age 72 a resident of 12 Tranquility Lane, Blounts Creek, NC died Friday, January 10, 2020 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital following an extended illness..
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, January 13, 2020 at Gorham Swamp Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church in Chocowinity, NC officiated by Pastor Jerry Smith.
Visitation will be Sunday, January 12, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Gorham Swamp Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church.
He was born in Washington on January 4, 1948 the son of the late James Hubert Cox and Virginia Gray Adams Cox. Jimmy was a heavy equipment mechanic at Gregory Poole Company in Washington, NC until his retirement after 35 years of service.
Jimmy is survived by his wife: Susan Galloway Cox of the home, step-daughter: Crystal Kite Marriner and husband Randal of Washington, NC; step-son: Daniel Casey Kite of Clarks, NC and eight grandchildren: Erin Cox, James Cox, Ayden Cox, Makayla Kite, Lucas Kite, Kelvie Hart, Nathaniel Kite and Jonah Kite. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife: Dora Susan Gurley and a son: James Nicolas Cox who died in 2018.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.josephpaulfdl.com.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Cox family.

Funeral Service

Monday, January 13, 2020
2:00 PM

Gorham Swamp Pentecostal FWB - Directions
1584 NC 102
Chocowinity, NC 27817

Visiting Hours

Gorham Swamp Pentecostal FWB - Directions
1584 NC 102, Chocowinity, NC 27817
  • Sunday, January 12, 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  • January 14, 2020
    danny&shirley pittman says:
    sorry to see this happen

  • January 12, 2020
    Johnny Woolard says:
    Sorry to hear of Jimmy's passing. I delivered parts at Gregory Poole, always enjoyed the time I was around him. Have the family in my thoughts and prayers.

  • January 11, 2020
    Katie Boyd says:
    Susan, Mary and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you and family.

  • January 11, 2020
    Wayne Windley says:
    I was Jimmy's boss and friend for many years, he worked long and hard days in the worst conditions to make sure his customers were took care of. They just don't make many like Jimmy, I sure will miss Jimmy.

  • January 11, 2020
    Freddy Gardner says:
    Worked along side Jimmy for many years at Gregory Poole, he was a great guy and a great mechanic,

  • January 11, 2020
    Diane Asby says:
    Susan, so sorry to hear about Jimmy. We'll be praying for you and your family. Love ya!

  • January 11, 2020
    Tina & Alan jordan says:
    Susan and Family,
    Alan and I are sorry to learn of Jimmy's passing. He always was a pleasure to be around. Know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Big hugs to you all.

  • January 11, 2020
    Hardy Corey says:
    I Knew Jimmy for a long time. He was a great guy and the best mechanic. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Hardy Corey