Obituary for Theodore “Ted” Gerald Cox, Jr.

Theodore “Ted” Gerald Cox, Jr., age 84 of Snowville passed Saturday October 8, 2022. Born August 8, 1938 in Snowville, he was the son of the late Theodore Gerald Cox, Sr. & Viola Cornelia Dishon Cox. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Mary Ruth Owens Cox, two sisters: Arlene (Elgene) Quesenberry, Leta Creggar and brother, Trent Cox.

Ted was a loving brother, husband, father, and grandfather who devoted his life to his family. He started and managed a successful dairy farm for 32 years and for many years served the Snowville and Hiwassee communities as the mail carrier. An avid outdoorsman, Ted enjoyed hunting, fishing bass tournaments, and time on the lake with family. He enjoyed coaching baseball and attending all of his children’s, grandchildren’s, and great grandchildren’s events. Ted and Mary Ruth loved and served their community and family who will miss them deeply.

Ted is survived by his  


T.J. Cox & wife, Donna – Snowville

Mark Cox – Snowville

Rita Cox Weimer & husband Scott – Radford


Sue Ellen Cullip & husband, Darrin

Braxton Cox & wife, Brenna

Carley Cox

Sara Cox

Rylan Weimer

Great Grandchildren – Lily, Addy, Harper Cullip and Theodore Cox

Brother – Jerry & wife, Karen Cox – Snowville

Brother-in-law – Bill Creggar – FL

Sister-in-law – Gloria Cox – Fairlawn

The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 PM – Thursday, October 13, 2022 at the Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Friday, October 14, 2022 at Faith Bible Church (110 Lagrange Street-Pulaski) with Rev. Jim Linkous officiating. Interment will follow at the Dishon Cemetery (Snowville).

To sign Ted’s online guest book, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.comBower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the Cox Family.