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Robert Earl Cox Jr.

Robert Earl Cox Jr.

Robert Earl Cox, Jr., 66, of Townsend, passed away Monday, June 13, 2022, under the care of his family and Hospice of South Georgia.

Born at Ft. Stewart, he grew up mostly in North Carolina and lived in McIntosh County most of his life.  He worked for Union Camp for over fourteen years and retired from the McIntosh County Road Department after twenty-seven years of service.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and time spent in the mountains as well as time spent with family, especially his grandchildren.  He was a member of Glory Worship Center in Darien where he was an ordained evangelist, serving over twenty-seven years and was preceded in death by his son, Jeremiah Cox, parents, Bob and Mary Wallace Cox, and brothers, Gary Cox and Stevie Cox.

Survivors are his wife of forty-five years, Rose Deverger Cox of Townsend; son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Crystal Cox of Cox; daughter-in-law, Krystle House of Townsend; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Roy Branson of Guyton; brother, Will “Buddy” Young of Townsend; stepmother, Mavis Cox, and other extended family members; grandchildren, Laklyn Hall (Brandon), Kayla Cox (Chase Clayton), Paisley Cox, and Jacelyn Cox; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at Glory Worship Center. with Dr. Lee Brandt officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.

Burial will follow in the Wallace-Deverger Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be the deacons of Glory Worship Center.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.

(Family-placed obituary)


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