Published 9:29 am Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Monroe – Donald Ray Cox, age 69, of Monroe, died on October 21, 2016. He was born in Daytona, Florida, on June 25, 1947, to the late Etta Herndon Cox and the late Charlie E. Cox. He was preceded in death by his son, the late Brad Cox; his sisters, the late Lillian Gladney and the late Eva McDaniel.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie of Monroe; son, Casey Cox of Monroe, daughter and son in law, Beverly and Mike Donawho of Texas; sisters and brother-in-law; Frances Lewis of Cordele, Doris and J.L. Bundrick of Cordele, and Ruby Maffee of Cordele; Step-sisters:  Pearl Bennett, Doris Hobbs, Lucille Huey Musselwhite, Evelyn Summers, and Janie Brown. Step-brothers: Frank Cox and Charlie Cox. Grandchildren, Brittany Cox and Jasper Cox; with several nieces and nephews.

He was a member of Alcovy Mountain Baptist Church and the Sons of the American Legend Post 64. He was a diehard Georgia Bulldogs fan, and he loved watching Nascar, especially Bill Elliott.

A funeral service was held on, October 24, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at The Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Pastor Hughlon Knight and Rev. John King officiating.

Interment followed at Hill Haven Memory Gardens.

Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at