Earl J. Cox

Earl J. Cox, age 69, a resident of Webster, passed away on Sept. 7, 2020.

Earl was born on May 28, 1951 in Rock Castle, Kentucky to Lloyd and Dovie Cox.

He married Caroline Hidden on April 6, 1974 in St. Paul, Minn.

Earl spent many years working as a mechanic in the transportation industry, inspections for the Department of Transportation as well as some welding.

During his free time, he enjoyed going on car rides, RV travel to Arizona along with fishing and pontoon rides.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Ada and Christine.

He is survived by his wife, Caroline; children, Bryant (Katy) Cox, Norman (Melissa) Cox, and Justin Cox; his grandchildren, Riley and Jamie; brothers, William (Loid) Cox, Estill Cox, and Harold (Phyllis) Cox; sisters, Opha Cox and Eva Cox; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A visitation was held on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 from 4-7 p.m. at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Interment was held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn.

Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com.