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May 23, 1968 ~ January 28, 2021 (age 52)

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Greggory Lynn Cox, age 52 of Coalfield went home to his Lord and Savior, Thursday, January 28, 2021. He passed away at Methodist Medical Center from complications of diabetes.   Greg will always be remembered for his kind loving heart.  He was extremely intelligent and always had a way with words.  His personality was like no other and he made friends with ease.  Greg was born at Oak Ridge Hospital on May 23, 1968.  He shared a birthday with his mother, Phyllis and grandfather, A.Q. Justice.  He graduated from Coalfield School and attended Roane State Community College.  Greg was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  He loved gourmet cooking, music (especially Tori Amos) and Interior Design.  He worked in the furniture business and was instrumental in opening Empire Furniture and Interiors in Kingston.

 He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Arthur Q. and Elwana Justice and by his paternal grandparents Elden and Edna Cox; special cousin, Evan Justice.

He is survived by his loving mother and best friend, Phyllis Dickey (Barney); father, Gary Lynn Cox; brother, Elden Quinton Cox (Whitney); niece and nephew, Ethan and Ella Cox; step – brother, Keith Dickey (Tammy) niece and nephew, Jared Dickey and Kelsi Estes; many aunts, uncles and cousins on his Cox and Justice side and many friends. 

As requested by Greg, A Celebration of Life will be held on a warm, windy, sunny day when his ashes will be scattered over Ruffner Falls in Coalfield.


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