Cox, Herbert H.

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Herbert H. Cox, 81 of Christiansburg, passed away Monday, April 4, 2011. Born October 31, 1929, to the late Isaac Luther Cox and Necie Hollandsworth Cox. Preceded in death by his brothers, Ham Cox, Jack W. Cox; sisters, Mabel Carey and French Hogan.

Survived by his wife of 35 years, Ava B. Cox; sons, Dennis Cox, Steve Cox, Gary Cox and Rene; daughters, Debbie Wagenbrenner and Bill Hackler, Patsy Wright, Cheryl Moses and E.J.; sisters, Nettie Duncan, Dorcie Semones, Mary Marshall; 10 grandchildren, Adam, Shane, Dylan, Bradley Cox, Ryan and April, Janna, Jared and Jessica Reeves, Joseph, Patrick, Christopher Moses; four great-grandchildren, Raeleigh, Avery, Madison, Riley Reeves; sister-in-law, Colleen Cox; daughter-in-law, Cathy Cox; numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2011, at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Stanley ‘Shake’ Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Cox Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Maberry Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Herbert’s honor to the Auburn Baptist Church Building Fund, 1708 Carriage Road, Riner, VA 24149.

Arrangements by Maberry Funeral Home, Floyd. Online condolences may be made by visiting