MAJ Marvin "Jack" B. Cox was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/27/2020 at the age of 83.0
Dothan, AL
Flight Class 63
Date of Birth 09/11/1937
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 200 ASHC in 67-68, SOC TRANG AAF in 69, 147 ASHC in 69-70, AFAT HQ in 70-73
Call signs in Vietnam PACHYDERM 1, HILLCLIMBER 6, SOC TRANG 6, AFAT 6
This information was provided by Sammie Williams - Obit

More detail on this person: Major Marvin Bedford "Jack" Cox, US Army, Ret., a resident of Dothan, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 in a local hospital. He was 82 years old. A celebration of his life will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Harvest Church with Pastor Ralph Sigler officiating. The family will receive friends at the church on Tuesday from 1-2 pm. Military honors will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Flowers are being accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Wiregrass Pet Rescue and Adoption Center at Jack was born on September 11, 1937 in Atlanta, Georgia and lived the early years of his life there. He joined the US Army and completed 5 Tours in Vietnam where he served as a Chinook Helicopter Pilot. Following his retirement from his military service, Jack spent 20 years managing Country Clubs, including Colonial Country Club in Texas. Events that took place under his management were all first class and elegantly arranged. He was known as a get r done kind of person, he was totally selfless. Jack was a rescuer of stray dogs, cats, and people. Jack owned and operated a realty company in Bald Head Island, North Carolina for several years. He was a member of the Tuesday Rotary Club, the Houston County Republican Women's Club, VFW Enterprise, and Harvest Church where he was a member of multiple bible studies. Survivors include his wife, Judy Cox; his daughters, Tamara Cox (Kurt) Weaver, Alice Tera (Luan) Cox, Jolynn (Eric) Cox-Swafford; his step-daughter, Beth (Tony) Kenward; his step-sons, Benjamin (Dawn) Comer and David Comer; his grandchildren, Alexandria Weaver, Caroline Weaver, Eli Bugod-Cox, Julian Bugod-Cox, Loren Hanson, Evan, Hanson, Scarlett Kenward, Deacon Kenward, Danielle Comer, Lauren Comer, and Seth Comer; his brother, James Edward (DiAnn) Cox; and his sister, Nina (Bob) Dodd. Posted by: Robert Byrd, Sunset Memorial Park Funeral Home and Crematory Date: Aug 28 202

Burial information: Sunset Memorial Park, Midland City, AL

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