Dennis Michael Cox, 65, of Chouteau, Oklahoma, passed away on February 7, 2019 at his home.
He was born on September 10, 1953 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Russell and Juanita (Kirkpatrick) Cox.
Mike was a 1971 graduate of Cabool High School, Cabool, Missouri.
He worked for many years as a parts specialist at Roberts Chevrolet in Pryor, Oklahoma, and Suburban Chevrolet in Claremore, Oklahoma. He enjoyed going to auctions, spending time outdoors, and being in the country. He also liked to read and spend time with his grandchildren. Mike was a wonderful father and grandfather who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 13, 2019, in Cedar Crest Baptist Church in Locust Grove, Oklahoma, with Reverend Jess Dinsmore officiating. Burial followed with Tony Morris, Jeremy Cox, Trey Morris, Darrell Ferguson, Butch Ferguson and Michael Ferguson serving as casket bearers. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Mike is survived by his son, Corey Cox of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; daughter, Wendy and husband Tony Morris of Locust Grove, Oklahoma; sisters, Pat Coatney and husband Jerry of Chouteau, Oklahoma, and Rhonda Peterson of Livingston, Montana; three grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Gary Cox, and parents, Russell and Juanita Cox.