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Robert H. Cox

February 9, 1938 ~ November 17, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Robert H. Cox, 83, of Landisburg died Wednesday, November 17, 2021.  Born in Asheboro, NC on February 9, 1938 to the late Nathan Howard and Masie (Gibson) Cox, Bob is survived by a son:  Michael Cox; two devoted nieces:  Danielle (Colin) McCaul  and Denise (Daniel) Boeckenhauer; eight grandchildren; one great nephew; several great grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Lori (Garry) Mellinger.  In addition to his parents, Bob is preceded in death by his sister Pearl and his wife of 38 years, Barbara (Ernest) Cox, who passed away in 2019.

After Bob completed high school, he proudly served in the United States Navy.  His career also included Carlisle Tire and Rubber, Maslands, and finally welding and metal working at his home business, B&B Stoves, from which he retired in 2018.  Bob was also a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  He loved nature:  fishing, fixing and fabricating things, shooting pool, playing horseshoes and playing frisbee with his beloved dog Ginger.

Services for Bob will be on Friday, November 26 in the newly renovated chapel of Nickel Lochstampfor Family Funeral Home in Loysville.  The Gathering of Friends and Family will be held from 12 noon until 1 PM.  At 1 PM, the memorial service will begin, followed immediately by inurnment in Restland Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Penn State Health Children’s Hospital online at https://pennstatehealth.org/childrens/giving or by snail mail at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, University Development and Alumni Relations, 1249 Cocoa Avenue, HS20, PO Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033.  If you are considering making a monetary donation, please make checks payable to "Penn State University" and note on the memo line "to benefit PSCH-Child Life". Monetary donations will be used by the Child Life Department to purchase supplies for our patients, playrooms and to host events.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Nickel-Lochstampfor Family Funeral Home, Inc. in Loysville.

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Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Friday
November 26, 2021

12:00 PM
Nickel-Lochstampfor Family Funeral Home, Inc.
3626 Shermans Valley Road
Loysville, PA 17047

Memorial Service
Friday
November 26, 2021

1:00 PM
Nickel-Lochstampfor Family Funeral Home, Inc.
3626 Shermans Valley Road
Loysville, PA 17047

Interment following funeral service
Friday
November 26, 2021

Restland Cemetery
3750 Shermans Valley Road
Loysville, Pa 17047

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