Published 11:07 am Monday, November 21, 2022
CAPRON – Paul Daniel Cox, 85, passed away Nov. 18, 2022 in his home surrounded by his family. Dan was a native of Sussex County and was a son of the late Junius Brownley Cox Sr. and Audrey Williams Cox. He was also predeceased by his wife, Nancy Crichton Cox and two brothers J. Brownley Cox Jr. and Thomas David Cox and a great-grandson, Matthew Curle.
Dan was an Army veteran and a retired supervisor in the maintenance department for the Virginia Department of Corrections. He attended Capron United Methodist Church.
Left to cherish his memory is a daughter, Ann Mason Pierce (Mark) of Sedley; two sons, Paul Daniel Cox Jr. (Mary Jo) of Suffolk and James Wyatt Cox (Jemma) of Sussex Courthouse; six grandchildren, Dr. Brittany Curle (Jason), Mason Cox (Dustin Carr), Jessie Cox, Austin Pierce (Courtney Edwards), Wesley Pierce and Jordan Cox; three great-grandchildren, Nathan and Madison Curle and Bowen Pierce and a host of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 in Wright Funeral Home with William Hart Gillette officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service and suggests memorial donations be made to Capron United Methodist Church or American Cancer Society.