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James "Dudley" Cox

November 20, 1955 December 8, 2018
James "Dudley" Cox
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Obituary for James "Dudley" Cox

James “Dudley” Cox, 63, of Shelbyville, Illinois passed away at home on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

James was born November 20, 1955, in Morton, Texas, the son of J.D. and Thelma (Sutton) Cox. He was an oil field driller for Nicor Drilling Company in Oklahoma, worked at International Paper for 11 years and was a truck driver. He was a talented guy and there was not much he could not conquer. He enjoyed scuba diving, prospecting for gold and fabrication.

Surviving are his sons: Brad (Rachael) Cox of Herrick and Donny Cox of Belle Vernon, PA; five grandchildren: Brittany Moore, Wyatt Cox, Damon Moore, Kade Cox and Ulicia Cox; brother, Jerry Cox of Lindsay, OK; sisters: Jeannie (John) Mascher of Herrick and Nettia Yates of Greenville, SC.

Preceding him in death were his parents; sister, Mary Prater; brother, Danny Cox and nephew, Jason Brown.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018 at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Cowden with Pastor Leon Goff officiating. Burial will take place in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in rural Ramsey. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018 and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday at Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Cowden. Memorials may be made to Donor’s Choice.

Friends and family are invited to light a candle or share a story in James’s honor at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

13

Dec

5:00 PM 12/13/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/13/2018 8:00:00 PM
Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden

0 Grand Avenue
Cowden, IL 62422

Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden
0 Grand Avenue Cowden 62422 IL
United States

Visitation

Friday

14

Dec

10:00 AM 12/14/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/14/2018 11:00:00 AM
Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden

0 Grand Avenue
Cowden, IL 62422

Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden
0 Grand Avenue Cowden 62422 IL
United States

Service

Friday

14

Dec

11:00 AM 12/14/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/14/2018 12:00:00 PM
Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden

0 Grand Avenue
Cowden, IL 62422

Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Cowden
0 Grand Avenue Cowden 62422 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mount Pleasant Cemetery Final Resting Place

County Road 1100 E
Ramsey, IL 62080

County Road 1100 E Ramsey 62080 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Donor's Choice

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