John Cox

COX, John Lewis, 67, of Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday, September 3, 2013 in the Cumberland Health and Rehabilitation, St. Clairs-ville, OH.

He was born July 2, 1946 in Sistersville, WV.

John was a bondsman for ABC Bail Bonding Co. and a Methodist by faith. He was a member of the Bridgeport Rotary, the Elm Grove Eagles, the FOPA of Wheeling and the Local and State PTA.

He was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Ellen and Edward Groves; a niece, Sharon Fife.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Ruch Cox; two daughters, Kimberly Ueltschy and her husband, Daniel and Jennifer Cox; a brother, Curt Groves and his fiancee, Julie Nelson; a sister, Sally Fife and husband, Larry; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Jesse Klages.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling (304-232-2732) where service will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 10 a.m. with the Reverend David M. Demarest officiating. Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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