John Randall Cox of Temple Terrace, passed away, Saturday, May 13,
2017. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 27 at 11 a.m. at
First Baptist Church of College Hill, 3838 N. 29th St., with Reverend
Evan Burrows, Senior Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest
Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. John Randall Cox was born, June 4, 1951 in Quincy, FL. He was God's
precious gift to the late John & Alice Cox and John D. Johnson.
In 1968, he graduated from Jamaica High School in Queens, New York.
After graduation he moved to Tampa, FL where he worked for Nabisco/
Kraft Foods, Inc. for 39 years. Mr. Cox was an avid golfer and
He was preceded in death by: his parents; his sister, Kathleen Cox-Sconiers;
brother, Terry Eugene Armstead; aunt, Willie Bell Sanders; uncle, David
Armstead; and nephew, Audwin (LilTee) Edward.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his children, Teresa Cox Terry
(Jimmy), Felecia Cox-Beckham (Donte’), Jamon Cox (Kandyce), Justin Cox
and significant other (Myeisha). He also leaves: his significant other,
Gwendoyn L. Wilson; his siblings, Wesley Cox, Marzette Williams, Vecelia
Cox, Cunora Cox-Waltower (Eric), Troy A. Cox, Herbert J. Cox, Tony D.
Cox (Rica) and Ron K. Cox (Tangela); his grandkids, Mauresa Miller,
Emmesha Bunkley, Enesha Bunkley, Jimaysha Terry, Lauren Bivens, Jastyn
Baillou-Cox, Jayce Cox, Justin Cox Jr. and Dayia Beckham; his great
grandchildren, Wendell Delhomme, Ethan Bunkley Williams, and Naomi
Delhomme; his uncle, Sam Sanders; and aunt, Eloise Armstead; nieces and
nephews, Terri Armstead-Williams, Latoya Cox, Tirea Cox, Danielle Cox,
Brianna Cox, Elijah Williams, Warren Williams, Nicholas Cox, Micheal
Cox, Wesley Cox Jr., Troy Cox Jr., Tony Cox Jr., Ron Cox Jr., Luke Cox,
Ari Cox and a host of other sorrowing relatives and caring friends.
John Cox was a man of few words that believed in hard work with no
handouts. If he could say one thing he would say, “Please don’t cry for
me in sympathy but have empathy for my loved ones who have lost a hard
working and loving Father!”
The remains will repose
after 5 p.m. Friday, May 26 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard