Died: December 20, 2019
Mr. Jimmy Lee Cox, age 82, of Belhaven died Friday morning, December 20, 2019 at Vidant Medical Center.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church in Belhaven on Monday December 23, 2019, officiated by Pastor Chris Noble. Burial will follow in Belhaven Community Cemetery.
Mr. Cox was born in Hyde County, son of the late Ottis Lee Cox and Lula Mae Cuthrell Cox. He graduated from Engelhard High School in 1956. Mr. Cox was the owner/operator of Cox Chevrolet in Belhaven for 25 years. He has been a salesman in the auto industry for more than 56 years and most recently a salesman with Lee Chevrolet. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and Belhaven Masonic Lodge # 509.
On June 28, 1956, he married the former Victoria L. Ruark who survives. Surviving with his wife, are his children: Victor Lee Cox and wife Mary and Deborah Cox Johnson and husband Ricky; two granddaughters: Rebecca Cox Spencer and husband Daniel and Hannah V. Cox both of Manteo and two great grandchildren: Ella and Landon Spencer.
The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 PM on Sunday December 22, 2019 at Paul Funeral Home in Belhaven.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Methodist Home of Children, 1041 Washington Street, Raleigh, NC 27605, Masonic Home for Children at Oxford, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565 or The Wilkinson Center, P.O. Box 38, Belhaven, NC 27810.
On-line condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com
Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven is honored to serve the Cox family.
Sunday, December 22
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Paul Funeral Home - Belhaven
434 East Main Street
Belhaven, North Carolina 27810
Monday, December 23
Trinity United Methodist Church