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Billy Allen Cox

November 19, 1955 - June 14, 2019
Billy Allen Cox

Billy Allen Cox

Born: November 19, 1955
Died: June 14, 2019
Age: 63

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     Billy Allen Cox, the son of John and Doris (Wetherell) Cox was born November 19, 1955 in Spencer, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Peterson and Sutherland, IA areas, where he attended school and graduated from Sutherland High School in 1974.

     Billy farmed his whole life, he also worked at City View Farms and drove truck with his wife for a short period of time.  Farming and cattle were his passion. He married Carol Sanders on February 28, 1995, whom he cherished. Besides farming Billy enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandkids.

     Billy passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019 at his home at the age of 63. He was preceded in death by his parents.

     Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Carol of Sutherland, IA; 4 children, Chase (Jodi) Cox of Sutherland, IA, Travis (Michelle) Cox of Leadville, CO, Adam (Christine) Cox of Spencer, IA, and Bridget Gilmore of Holden, MO; 9 grandchildren, Cole, Chloe, Tyler, HayLee, Millie, Harper, Tayler, Kylie, and Damon; 2 brothers, Randy Cox of Cherokee, IA and David (Connie) Cox of Clairmont, FL; one sister, Penny Lundell of Cherokee, IA; Stepmother, Jan Cox; numerous Aunts; Uncles; other relatives; and many friends.

     In Lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Billy's name.
Funeral services will take place 10:30 A.M. Saturday, June 22, at the Church of Christ in Sutherland.
Pastor John Erickson
Jason Joines
Zach Chinn
Devon Jones
Steve Wetherell
Will Joines
Mason Drefke
Visitation will take place Friday, June 21, at the Church of Christ in Sutherland, starting at 5:00 P.M., with family present from 5-7:00 P.M.
"Amazing Grace"
"Old Rugged Cross"
Waterman Cemetery
Sutherland, Iowa


Friday, June 21, 2019 at 7:27 PM
“I will never forget the first day I met Billy, he was driving the old red Dodge work truck chasing cattle with his Red Rider BB gun. It was truly a blessing to work with Billy for almost 20 years, he was a great friend and everyday was better when he was around!”
- Jamie Franken
Friday, June 21, 2019 at 2:00 PM
“Thoughts and prayers out to family and friends! Wishing you peace Bill! He always took time to stop and say hi and visit! ”
- Kathy Leonard
Friday, June 21, 2019 at 2:00 PM
“Thoughts and prayers out to family and friends. Find peace Bill! Thank you Bill for always saying hi and visiting with me! Hugs Carol!”
- Kathy Leonard
Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 12:57 PM
“Our warm thoughts and prayers go with each of you. Always hold the stories and fond memories of Bill closely as you hug each other with tears, and later laugh together. I will always remember the many years of great fun at the farm together. Love and Prayers, ”
- David & Norma (Sievert) Seger
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 9:51 AM
“Wishing you peace, Bill.”
- Jo Stamer
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 9:51 AM
“Great memories of working and hunting with Billy and David on the Cox farm in the early 1970's. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.”
- Robert Petersen
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:23 AM
“Many prayers for your family at this time! May you find peace and comfort through this difficult time! ”
- Sarah Rohlfsen
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 8:59 AM
“My condolences go out to the family and friends for your loss. It is never easy to cope with the loss of a loved one, but God does offer hope! At Revelation 21:3,4 God promises that one day "... death will be no more..." I hope this message gives you a some comfort and peace during this difficult time. ”
- SH
Monday, June 17, 2019 at 3:12 PM
“We want to Express of sympathy to the family of Billy. Rob worked for many years at City View Farms. He will be missed”
- Robert and Deanna Wynia
Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10:01 AM
“Prayers with you and your family. ”
- Kelly Otto
Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 4:39 PM
“Saddened to hear the passining of Bill. Lots of great memories growing up. Prayers for the family. ”
- Robert Wetherrll
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