Mr. Jerry Edward Cox

March 4, 1944 - March 27, 2019
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Jerry Cox

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Jerry Edward Cox passed away at the age of 75 after a valiant fight with Cancer.

Jerry was born on March 4, 1944 in Tucson, AZ to Margarite (Crow) and Samuel “Jack” Cox.   On July 7, 1997 he married Rebecca Kinzie, who he spent the rest of his life with.   He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.   He was a general contractor by trade, specialized in Electric and Plumbing.  He was an avid horse trainer and owner for racing both Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses.   He is survived by his wife Rebecca Cox. His siblings Sister Norma Funkhouser and Brother Tim Cox.  He is preceded by his eldest brother Samuel Jack Cox (2019) Survived by his four daughters brought into his life from various families.  From oldest to youngest: Tracey Howlett and her husband Bob, Janet Swedelson, Jadine Rafus and Robin Durham and her husband Ed.  Survived by grandchildren, Justin Howlett, Brandon and Dustin Swedelson, Jake, Jaclyn and Jessica Rafus. Molly and Mae Durham and preceded by Bryan Howlett (2008)

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Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Marana Mortuary Cemetery


12146 W. Barnett Rd
Marana, Arizona 85653


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Born: March 4, 1944
Died: March 27, 2019

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Carolyn (Cox) Torix posted on 2/18/22

I miss you my dear cousin. All your friends and relatives in Okmulgee Oklahoma miss you too. I will always love you and hope to see you in due time.


Gilbert Dominguez posted on 4/17/19

My condolences to the Cox family. I would like to say good bye to my good friend from Safford Jr. High. Actually, see you later Jerry! Gilbert Dominguez


Janet Swedelson posted on 4/12/19

I love you Daddy and miss you with all my heart. Wish you were still here with us. I am very glad to have the time I had with you. I think I learned more from you than most other people in my life. I am proud to continue to teach others what you taught me. I love you