CANTON -- Robert A. Cox, 71, of Canton passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Scenic Pointe Nursing Home, Millersburg, after an extended illness.
Services were held Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, where military rites were conducted. Arrangements were handled by Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg.
Robert was born Feb. 15, 1946, in Dennison, the son of Robert Wesley and Anna Hazel (Carrothers) Cox. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Surviving are children, Danny Cox and Whittney Cox; one grandchild; brothers, John and Danny Cox, both of Canton; sisters, Mary Reynolds, Faith Snyder, Gloria Croston and Hope Ferguson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, George Cox.