Albion: George B. Cox, 88, passed away June 12, 2019 surrounded by his loving family in the Buffalo VA. George was born February 17, 1931 in Camden On Gauley, West Virginia, a son of the late Edward Garfield and Sarah (Fletcher) Cox. He served in the United States Army (SCARWAF) from 1948-1952 and was a member of the Sheret Post #35 American Legion. George was a member of F&AM Renovation Lodge #97, Order of the Eastern Star Canalside Chapter #381 and Orleans County Boots and Saddle Club. He was a pilot for the Civil Air Patrol, Auxiliary Sheriff for the Orleans County Sheriff Dept. and also worked on the Marine Patrol. George was a former employee of General Electric and retired from Eastman Kodak Co.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 1/2 years, Helen (Redinger); children, James (Mary) Cox, Stephen (Kristi) Cox, William Cox, Terry (Sammy) Cox, David (Lori) Cox; grandchildren, Jimmy, Shane, Stephen Jr., Scott, Shelby, Crystal (Shawn) Woodward, William (Jeanne) Steffen, Devin, Brayden; great-grandchildren, Samantha and Marie Woodward, Ellie, Emily and Sophie Steffen, Issac and Brittney, Rachel, Courtney and Ayden; several nieces, nephews, cousins.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Avenue, Albion on Tuesday June 18, from 11:00-1:00, followed by his Masonic Service, Memorial Service and Military Honors at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Orleans County Joint Veterans Council, 13996 Route 31, Albion, NY 14411 or Hospice of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion, NY 14411