John Cox

Obituary of John Cox


John “Jack” Henry Cox passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at the Saugeen Memorial Hospital in Southampton. He was in his 94th year. John was married to his dearly beloved wife, the late (2009) Sarah Ethel Lenora Cox (nee Floyde) for over 54 years.  Caring father of four children: Sue (Tim) Vollbrecht, Len (Mary) Cox, Marie (Randy) Pebesma, and Wayne (Penny) Cox. Proud grandfather of Tara (Maty), Blake, Brian (Teri), Lisa (Dakin), Shaun (Chloe), Mark, Kyle, Tyler, and Kaitlyn. He leaves behind four great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Cora Cox and eight siblings.

Born and raised in Christina, Ontario; after marriage John and Ethel lived in Lambeth and moved to Allenford, Ontario in 1979. There will be a private family Celebration of Life when conditions permit. Interment in Southampton Cemetery. If desired the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian Diabetes Foundation, or the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation as your expression of sympathy and may be made through the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 - 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K3X8 (519-376-7492). Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at

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