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Richard "Ricky" Howard Cox

August 2, 1974 — September 3, 2023

Laurel Fork

Richard "Ricky" Howard Cox

 

       Richard Howard “Ricky” Cox, age 49 of Laurel Fork, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2023, at his home.  He was born in Patrick County on August 2, 1974.  He was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Juanita Kaye Rorrer.  He enjoyed playing golf and was a diehard UNC fan.  He loved his family dearly and was a great husband, father, pappy, son, brother and friend. 

        Mr. Cox is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Sonya Jane Rorrer Cox, of the home (who would say, “Love you more, forever and a day plus one!”); a daughter, Holli Taylor Cox, of the home; a son, Bryson Richard Cox, of the home; a grandson, Brennen Marshall Cox; his parents, Kenneth Howard Cox and Sandra Dare Bryson Cox, of Stuart; three brothers, Whitney Cox (Connie) of Stuart, Kenneth Tracy Cox (Jennifer) of Stuart, Robin Cox (Janet) of Patrick Springs, two brothers-in-law, Eric Rorrer (Heather) of Kernersville, North Carolina, Matthew Rorrer (Sharmae) of Danville; his father-in-law, Eugene Rorrer of Stuart; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dogs, I.B.L.B and Zelda. 

        A memorial service will be held Friday, September 8, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Stuart with Pastor Wayne Moore officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service.  Burial will be private.  Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com

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Friday, September 8, 2023

1:30 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Memorial Service

Friday, September 8, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Services (Stuart)

202 West Blue Ridge Street, Stuart, VA 24171

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