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Elles "Bud" Cox

February 18, 1936 March 14, 2019
Elles "Bud" Cox
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Obituary for Elles "Bud" Cox

Cox, Elles "Bud" - Age 83, of Flint, died March 14, 2019. Funeral services will be held 12 PM Sunday March 17 at Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center 6063 Fenton Rd. Flint. Pastor Goodman Cox officiating. Interment will be held 9:30 AM Monday at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Visitation will be held 11 AM - 8 PM Saturday with a American Legion Memorial service at 7 PM Saturday; and 11AM until the time of the service Sunday at the funeral home. Bud was born February 18, 1936 the son of Allen Goodman Cox and Hazel (Monroe) Cox. He was a veteran United States Air Force serving in the Korea War. Bud married Ruth Gearhart on November 3, 1962 in Flint. He was employed with General Motors for 30 years as a fork lift driver before retiring in 1986. Bud was a member of the American Legion Post 294. He enjoyed basketball and football especially University Of Michigan. Bud is survived by his wife of 56 years: Ruth; son: Ed (Donna) Cox of Flushing; daughter: Sue (David) Triplett of Louisville, MS; son-in-law: Brad Morey; grandchildren: Anthony Morey, Amber (Dustin) Weeks, Ashley (Chase) Dove, Jessica Morey, Kaitlyn Cox, Marrisa Cox, Hannah Cox, India Triplett; great-grandchildren: Hayden Weeks, Aubrey Dove, Holden Weeks, Kailani Triplett; brothers and sisters: Liz Thompson, Franklin (Janet) Cox, Louetta Sawyer, Bertie Mae (Ken) Brant, Goodman (Kim) Cox, Donnie (Judy) Cox, Theresa Cox; many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter: Janet Morey; brothers and sisters: Allen Cox, Altus Cox, Virginia Lychner, Norma (Bernie) McGaffigan; brother-in-law: Lee Thompson.Tributes may be shared on the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

16

Mar

11:00 AM 3/16/2019 11:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 3/16/2019 8:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center

6063 Fenton Road
Flint, Michigan 48507

Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center
6063 Fenton Road Flint 48507 Michigan
United States

american legion memorial service

Saturday

16

Mar

7:00 PM 3/16/2019 7:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center

6063 Fenton Road
Flint, Michigan 48507

Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center
6063 Fenton Road Flint 48507 Michigan
United States

Visitation

Sunday

17

Mar

11:00 AM 3/17/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/17/2019 12:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center

6063 Fenton Road
Flint, Michigan 48507

Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center
6063 Fenton Road Flint 48507 Michigan
United States

Funeral Service

Sunday

17

Mar

12:00 PM 3/17/2019 12:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center

6063 Fenton Road
Flint, Michigan 48507

Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center
6063 Fenton Road Flint 48507 Michigan
United States
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