Carson Richard Cox, age 79, of, Randleman died Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Randolph Hospital, Asheboro.
Mr. Cox was born January 7, 1938 the son of John Adams Cox and Winona Beatrice Peters Cox.
Carson was a native of Scott County, VA and a veteran of the US Navy. He retired from Distron Distribution of Greensboro after 30+ years of service, where he was an award winning Truck Driver. In addition to his parents, Carson is preceded in death by two brothers: Claude and Billy Cox.
He is survived by his wife: Mary Ann Adkins Cox, daughter: Angela McGill and her husband, Paul of Randleman; son: Scott Richard Cox and his wife, Tammy of Randleman; grandchildren: Amanda Gonzalez of Eagle Springs, Holly Smith of Panama City Beach, FL and Tracey McGill of Randleman; great grandchildren: Landon Card of Asheboro, Faith Smith of Panama City Beach, FL, Eleanor Smith of Panama City Beach, FL; three sisters: Eileen Gibson of Kingsport, TN, Lois Wolf of Kingsport, TN and Carol Quillen of Fayetteville, NC and one brother: Larry Cox of Kingsport, TN.
The family will receive friends Friday, March 31, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 South Main Street, Randleman, NC.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 3:00 pm in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel, 600 South Main Street, Randleman, NC with Rev. Charles Stines officiating.
Inurnment will follow at New Hope Memorial Gardens, Asheboro with military rites provided by the Randolph County Honor Guard.