Ralph Willis Cox

May 11, 1929August 22, 2019

Mr. Ralph Willis Cox, of Charlotte, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Thursday August 22 ,2019. Mr. Cox was born May 11, 1929 to Blair and Elsie Cox who precede him in death as does his beloved wife Frances Cox and brother Donald Cox.

Mr. Cox is a veteran of the US Army. He was the owner/operator of Cox Oil Company. He was a lifelong member of Paw Creek Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Men’s Bible Study and served 70+ years in the choir. He received the Presbytery of Charlotte Legacy award in 2014.

He loved gardening and sharing vegetables with friends and neighbors. He was well known for his kind heart and generosity.

Mr. Cox is survived by step-daughter; Phyllis McIntosh, son-in-law; Boyd McIntosh, sister; Betty Barnette, sister-in-law; Sarah Cox, grandchildren; Denise Stock (Greg), Jody Cecil (Matt), great grandchildren; Ella Cecil, Wade Cecil, Barrett Stock, Walker Stock, Reid Cecil and Hayden Cecil, and very special friend; Doris Springs.

Willis was a special man and will be missed by many.

Funeral service will be Monday, August 26, 2019 1:00 p.m at Paw Creek Presbyterian Church, with burial following the service in the church cemetery. Visitation will follow the services in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials may be made to: Paw Creek Presbyterian Church and Carolina Caring Catawba.

Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to serve the Cox family.


  • Funeral Service Monday, August 26, 2019
  • Burial Monday, August 26, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, August 26, 2019


Ralph Willis Cox

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