R. David Cox, 66 of Hendersonville, died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at his home.
A lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late Riley & Myrtle Cox. He is also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Alice Smith.
David served in the US Marine Corps during Vietnam from 1966 to 1970. He retired from DuPont after 22 years of service; and was currently working security for Defender Services. David was of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed gardening, photography, crocheting, and most of all loved being a Pappaw.
David is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Brenda Cox; two sons, Michel Cox and his wife Katie and Jason Cox and his wife Amber; a daughter, Kayla McDaniel; four grandchildren, Sydney, Reese, and Kelland Cox, and Kaylee McDaniel all of Hendersonville; two brothers, Bud Cox and his wife June of Buford, SC and Daniel Cox and his wife Carolyn of Hendersonville; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.