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Norman E. Cox, 73, St. Joseph, MO

Norman E. Cox, 73, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Norman E. Cox, 73, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

He was born September 23, 1940 to Fred and Agnes (Lotz) Cox in St. Joseph, Missouri.

He married Joyce Lilly on January 16, 1959. She preceded him in death on December 13, 1981. He then married Mary Lou Hornecker on February 13, 1988. She survives of the home.

Norman was a graduate of Central High School and worked for St. Joseph Light and Power Company as a foreman for forty plus years. He was also a member of First Christian Church of Savannah, Missouri.

He loved woodworking, traveling, playing cards and tinkering in his shop.

Mr. Cox was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Adrian and Larry Cox; and step-daughter, LuAnn Ferguson.

Additional Survivors: daughter, Cindy Holmes (Brian), St. Joseph, Missouri; sons, Rick Cox (Sandy), St. Joseph, Missouri and Bill Cox, Savannah, Missouri; step-daughter, Debbie Brooke (Tom), St. Joseph, Missouri; step-son, Jon Carson (Julia), Savannah, Missouri; eleven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Services: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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