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Lewis Wayne Cox

Tabor City

Revised on: 06.11.2018 at 10:38 a.m.

Posted on: 06.11.2018 at 10:27 a.m.


Mr. Lewis Wayne Cox, 72, died Thursday, June 7, 2018 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.  Born Sept. 24, 1945 in Horry County, S.C., he was the son of the late Lewis Jackson and Dalma Cox.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Billy Cox, Buddy Cox, Darrell Cox and William P. “King” Cox.

He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army.


Final rites were held Sunday, June 10 in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation was held Sunday, June 10 prior to the service in the chapel. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Marie Stone Cox of Tabor City; one son,  Jonathan Cox and wife, Crystal, of Tabor City; one sister, Linda Faye Cook of Loris, S.C.; and one grandson,  Landon Cox.

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