Obituaries

Obituaries

Everett W. Cox 1927 - 2009 Ottawa

Osawatomie — Funeral services for Everett W. Cox, 81, Ottawa, will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the Osawatomie Cemetery.
Mr. Cox died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at his home.
He was born Nov. 24, 1927, in Boicourt, the son of Percy Lawrence and Ethel Mae Poole Cox. He was a 1947 graduate of Osawatomie High School.
He lived in De Soto for 10 years, moved to Lawrence in 1958, and then to Ottawa in 2004. Mr. Cox worked for Goodyear Tires for 33 years and was a member of Union No. 307 with Goodyear. He and his wife also owned and operated E&L Trailer Rental for many years in Lawrence.
He married Helen Louise Rodgers on April 11, 1948, in Osawatomie. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Everett Lee, Garnett, and Steven Douglas, Ottawa; one daughter, Tina Louise Guzik, Dums, Pa.; two brothers, Vearl, Gardner, and Percy Jr., Parker, Colo.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home in Osawatomie is in charge of arrangements.