Frank Cox Jr.
Aug. 2, 1936 - June 27, 2011
Frank "Ed" Cox died at home on June 27, 2011, from a heart attack.
Ed was born Aug. 2, 1936, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Frank Edward and Verna Garner Cox Sr. Ed moved to Milton Freewater as a young boy.
Ed retired from the military in 1977 after being stationed in Vancouver, Wash., Oahu, Hawaii, Edmonds, Wash., Petaluma, Calif., Spokane, and finally Salem.
Ed is preceded in death by his wife, Marcia and daughter, Sara. He is survived by sons David of Portland, Kevin of Salem and Brent of Salem; and daughter, Shannon of Tacoma. Ed also leaves behind four grandchildren; brothers Jack, Dale and Dean; and sisters, Norma and Jean.
A memorial funeral service will be held Friday, July 1, at 1 p.m. at Blue Mountain Memorial Gardens in College Place. Memorial contributions may be made to Rotary International of Kruse Way-Lake Oswego through the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder St., Walla Walla, WA 99362.