Glen D Cox

Born: Fri., Jun. 27, 1941
Died: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017


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Glen D. Cox, age 76 of Wilsonville NE, passed away at the VA Medical Center in Omaha, NE on Friday August 18, 2017.  Glen was born in Augusta, KS on June 27, 1941 to Lloyd and Ester 
(Combs) Cox.  He grew up in Oklahoma. 

 Glen enlister in the US Navy on January 29, 1960 and for the next 4 years spent most of his career at sea on the USS Hornet an aircraft carrier.  He was Honorable discharged on Janu 6, 1964 in San Diego, CA.

 Glen moved to Colorado to be close to his family.  On September 11, 1965, he was united in marriage to Margaret Anderson in Loveland, CO.  Glen and the family lived near Denver.  He was employed many places but his love was working as a drywaller.  In general contracting.  HE was a skilled craftsman. 

In 1990 Glen and his family moved to Wilsonville.   The family owned and ran the Wilsonville Café, Glen served in the capacity as waiter.  Glen enjoyed his retirement.   He like to hunt Elk in Colorado, fish and outdoor activity was fun for him.  He was known to be a practical joker.  He enjoyed spending time with friends drinking coffee and keeping up with the news.   He belonged to the Beaver Valley VFW, Wilsonville Lion’s International.  Glen served on the city council and was Mayor of Wilsonville at one time.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, son: Everett, 4 brothers: infant Kenneth, William, Jerry and Jimmy Cox; sisters: Norma Jean and Opal.

 Glen is survived by wife: Margaret , 2 sons: Rob and wife Pat Cox. Jack Cox all of Wilsonville; daughter: Gwen and husband Jeff Sell of Alma, NE, 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren

 

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