Bom-Wrapper

James Cox

TSgt. James "Jim" M. Cox, USAF (Ret.)

Tuesday, December 18th, 1962 Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of TSgt. James "Jim" M. Cox, USAF (Ret.), sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of TSgt. James "Jim" M. Cox, USAF (Ret.) with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Obituary

Obituary for TSgt. James "Jim" M. Cox, USAF (Ret.)

Bonaire, Ga – James “Jim” M. Cox, 56, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the Houston Medical Center. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel. Funeral services celebrating his life will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel at 12:00 pm with interment following at Andersonville National Cemetery at 2:00 pm will full military honors. The Reverends Mark Fogarty and James Driver will be officiating. Pallbearers will be Nathan Cox, Jared Cox, Mark Watkins, Marty Land, Ray Wheeler, Greg Gann. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Humane Society of Houston County Inc. 810 Carl Vinson Pkwy, Centerville, GA 31028.
Jim was born on December 18, 1962 in Manchester, TN to the late William and Mildred (Gravitt) Cox. He faithfully and honorably served his country in the United States Air Force until he retired at the rank of Tech Sergeant. Jim was currently working as a civil service employee, where he was a supervisor in the steam plant at Robins Air Force Base. He was sports car enthusiast, from his blue Z-28 in high school to his prize Camaro he now owns. Jim was a 32-degree Mason, an avid Tennessee Volunteers fan and was a huge animal lover. He was a good man with a sweet soul, hardworking, fun and full of life, known as a great leader, friend, brother, uncle, but most of all, the greatest dad! Jim was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed. In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by Mr. Kitty, his cat.
Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Courtney Cox of Bonaire; brothers: Bill Cox (Jan) of Tullahoma, TN and John Cox (Amy) of Hollywood, AL; niece: Jamie Hall (Tim) of Madison, AL; nephews: Nathan Cox (Cristy) of Tullahoma, TN , Jared Cox (Jessica) of Murfreesboro, TN and Jason Phelps (Kim) of Athens, AL; great- nieces: Chesnie, Callie, Caroline, Kaitlyn, Zada, Hinley, Amelia, Emma,and Harvin; 4 cats: Chloe, Teddy, Taz and Judd and his dog, Silver.
Please visit www.burpeescottmemorialchapel.com to sign the online guestbook, view the video tribute and to leave a memorial for the family. With honor, Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel & Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements.

To send flowers to the family of TSgt. James "Jim" M. Cox, USAF (Ret.), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel and Crematory
    2932 Hwy. 41 N
    Fort Valley, GA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel and Crematory
    2932 Hwy. 41 N
    Fort Valley, GA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019
    12:00pm
    Officiant
    Reverend Mark Fogarty
    Co-Celebrant
    Reverend James Driver
  • Interment

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Andersonville National Cemetery
    Cemetery Road
    Andersonville, Georgia
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019
    2:00pm

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Video Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about TSgt. James "Jim" M. Cox, USAF (Ret.). All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
Provide comfort for the family of TSgt. James "Jim" M. Cox, USAF (Ret.) by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of TSgt. James "Jim" M. Cox, USAF (Ret.) by sending flowers.
Hand delivered by a local florist

Rita Watkins

Early in our marriage, several times, Mark and I we would wake up in the middle of the night to find Jimmy and whoever he brought, sitting in our porch swing waiting for us to wake up. Always will love this guy.
Comment | Posted at 09:16pm via Condolence
OJ

Owen M. Jett

Sincere condolences to the family and friends of TSgt Cox. I sincerely appreciate the opportunity to honor his memory and escort him to his final resting place at Andersonville National Cemetery.

Owen Jett, CMSgt (Retired) USAF. 1975 - 2001
Patriot Guard Rider, Albany Georgia
Comment | Posted at 09:27pm via Condolence

Darlene Zeppa

Courtney,
Mike, Jarred and I are so sorry for your loss. Always know that your dad loved and cared for you. He was present and supportive. You know we love you and are here for you if you need anything, day or night. Your dad was good and kind to Jarred. I'll never forget that. We're praying for your strength and that you will find peace.
All our love,
Mike, Darlene & Jarred Zeppa
Comment | Posted at 08:34pm via Condolence
V

Vasav Patel

I am still shocked about him. He was really great person. God bless him in the heaven with lots of Angels
👼. My condolences to his families
Comment | Posted at 04:56pm via Condolence
J

jackson.joey77@yahoo.com

Jim and I were stationed here at Robins AFB in the late 80”s. I remember the Friday afternoons when we would take off at noon and all us young men would meet at the lake here on base to start our weekend of fun. There was me, Burrell, Thurston, Villanova, Rudy, John, Ron, Pritchett, Alexander, Cates, CB, and some others. We were young and full of fun. We worked and played together as friends do. Even these days Jim could be counted on as a friend no matter what. Jim will be missed but he will live on in my memory. RIP Jim. May God help the hurt in all our hearts
Comment | Posted at 01:33pm via Condolence
Loading...

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the honoringalife.org website. (See sample memorial)
Share by: