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Tillmon Oliver Cox

19 January, 193425 October, 2020

Tillmon Oliver Cox, a native of Deanburg, Tennessee and resident of Gonzales, passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at the age of 86. He was a husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed. He grew up on a farm sharecropping and later attended Southeastern Louisiana University and LSU. He served in the United States Navy and served in the Korean War. He was Past President of the Baton Rouge #1 Fraternal Order of Police in 1968 and retired from the Baton Rouge Police Department after 30 years with the rank of Captain. He enjoyed fishing, country music, cooking and was a huge LSU fan. He could even recite the LSU football player stats! He mostly enjoyed spending time with his family camping and was known to be a great storyteller. He never met a stranger! He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Joan Cox; son, Tillmon Cordell Cox and wife, Gina Marino Cox; grandchild, Christina Marie Cox Giroir and husband Anthony “Rodger” Girior. He is preceded by his parents, Mabile and Trumon Cox; sister, Bonnie Venable and brothers, Leroy and James Holloway. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020 at Graceworks Church from 10:00 am until the funeral services to begin at 12:00 pm in Prairieville. Burial to follow at Hope Haven Garden of Memory Cemetery in Prairieville. Pastor Bill Pruitt and Pastor Clinton Lee will be officiating. If you would like to offer the family condolences, please sign the online guestbook at www.oursofh.com

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Nelson Ortego

30 October 2020

Rest in peace my friend.

Cathy Troy

30 October 2020

Joan,I am so sorry for you and your family ‘s loss.
I can’t attend the service tomorrow but I will be praying for you.
I know you have been through a lot since Tillman’s illness. Take care and stay strong.
I love you,
Cathy

tim holloway

26 October 2020

all my life i have looked up to this man, he is my favorite uncle, i will miss our long phone conversations and his great stories.i m sure him and dad and pawpaw and bonnie and eddie are hooting it up with our LORD ,,,till we meet again,,miss you already unc

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