Thomas Littleton Cox, 66, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Warner Center for Caring. A native of South Boston, Virginia, Mr. Cox moved to Fernandina Beach after his discharge from the U. S. Navy. While in the Navy Mr. Cox served as an Aircraft Mechanic and while stationed with VA-83 at Cecil Field, Florida he was deployed aboard the USS Forrestal (CV-59) during the Vietnam War. After moving to Fernandina Beach he began working at NAPA Auto parts and retired as the Store Manager. He married his wife, Myra, in 1994 and they enjoyed their years together with their families. In addition to the love of his family he will be fondly remembered for his three favorite things: drinking coffee; riding his Harley and fishing. He will be missed by his friends who met regularly at the Coffee Clatch gathering.
Mr. Cox was predeceased by a brother, Scott Cox and a sister, Mary Lou Riley. His surviving family includes: his wife of 24 years, Myra Cox; his children, Scott Cox and his partner, Toni; Tammy McCauley and her husband, Bobby; Jon Cox and his partner, Ashley and Patricia Quinones and her husband, Robert; a brother, William Cox and his wife, Pat; his grandchildren, Shelby and her husband, Joe; Justin, Kyle, Layla, Gabe, Sean, Ariel, Isaac, Brady and Bentlee and his great grandchildren, Addie and Aubrey as well as the “one on the way”.
Mr. Cox will be laid to rest, with military honors, at Jacksonville National Cemetery (Lane#2) Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM with Mr. Charles Terry officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made, in his memory, to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32257.