Clarence C.W. Cox
October 20, 1929 - August 25, 2019
Clarence Wilson Cox, 89, of Chocowinity, NC died peacefully in his sleep at home after a short illness on Sunday, August 25, 2019.
He was born in Pollocksville, NC to the late Clarence Lendell Cox and Letha Hughes Cox. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Linwood Cox and wife Norma and his nephew, David Cox
C.W. is survived by his wife, Ernestine Grooms Cox, two daughters, Ann C. Barnes and husband Wayne and Becky Cox, one grandson, Nathan Barnes, one niece, Mary Lendell Thomas and husband Roger, his aunt, Eula Rousseau Church. Also surviving is his brother in-law, Stacy Grooms; sister in-laws, Elizabeth Melvin, Lucile Black, Sue Cain and Joyce Coleman, also many nieces and nephews on his wife's side of the family.
C.W. was employed with First Citizens Bank for over 24 years.
He was a golfer and fan of NASCAR. He retired to his weekend home on the water and was an avid boater and water skier which he taught many guests. C.W. was our Fix-it man, including cars, appliances, pipes and anything indoors and out.
He was a quiet, gentle soul and will be missed by all that knew him. A celebration of C.W.'s life will be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 29, 2019 in the chapel of Washington Funeral & Cremation.