October 4, 1944 - April 19, 2020
Lawrence “Larry” Phillips Cox, age 75, of Saginaw, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020. The son of Edward and Edith Cox, Larry was born on October 4, 1944, in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Sandra Haines on June 25, 1966, and together they shared 53 years. Larry worked with Eaton Corporation in Saginaw for 30 years until his retirement in 1995. Larry had many hobbies in life and was involved in different activities and organizations. He was a little league coach, was involved in the VA Golden Age Games, and Fishing for Troops, specifically Walleyes for Warriors and Tight Lines for Troops. Over the years, Larry and Sandy hosted several exchange students from all over the world. Larry loved fishing, baseball, football, trips to the casino, camping, traveling, and he especially enjoyed being with family for parties and get togethers. Larry is survived by his beloved wife, Sandra “Sandy” Cox; his loving children, Daniel (Kimberly) Cox, Kathleen “Kathy” (Kevin) Holdwick, Nicole Cox, and Casey Cox (significant other, Hannah Rousseau); grandchildren, Bryan (Brittany) Cox, Rebekah Cox, Dustin Miller, Bret (Nicole) Miller, Dylan Sryock, and Shianne Cox; great-grandchildren, Adam Cox, Parker Cox, Raidyn Hargrove, Lexus Miller, Analiah Miller, Camilla Landin, Levi Garno, Logan Miller, Blake Miller, and Audriana Miller; sister, Jackie Pantak; sisters-in-law, Dorlyn Cox, Joyce Senyko, and Vickie Deam; brother-in-law, Christopher (Katrina) Haines; many nephews, nieces, and friends. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings, Theresa (Henry) Carpenter, Edward Russell Cox, Jr. “Sonny” and Daniel Cox; brothers-in-law, Steven Deam and Larry Pantak. A private family visitation will take place this week. Out of concern for the health and well-being of those family and friends who wish to pay their respects and celebrate a life well-lived, Larry’s family plans to hold a public memorial mass at Emmanuel Catholic Church in Saginaw, with military honors at a later date to be announced, followed by interment at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, www.dav.org, Mott Children’s Hospital, Michigan Medicine Office of Development, Attn: Mott Giving Team, 1000 Oakbrook Drive, Suite 100, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, or to Emmanuel Catholic Church, 403 S. Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, MI 48607. For information, please call Fischer Family Funeral Services at (989) 755-8277. To express your condolences, please visit www.fischerfuneral.com.
Lawrence “Larry” Phillips Cox, age 75, of Saginaw, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020. The son of Edward and Edith Cox, Larry was born on October 4, 1944, in Saginaw, Michigan. He married Sandra Haines on June 25, 1966, and together... View Obituary & Service Information
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