David Leroy Cox, Sr., 79, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021. He was born June 11, 1942 in Lubbock, Texas to Joseph Weldon and Daisy Evelyn (Goree) Cox. He grew up in Lubbock and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. On May 20, 1961 at Vandelia Church of Christ in Lubbock, David married Dainty Sue Ritchey. David worked for 44 years as a letter carrier for the U.S. Post Office for 40 years before he retired. He was a member of Sunset Church of Christ.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 60 years, Dainty Sue Cox; two sons, David L. Cox, Jr. (Valerie) and Mark Wade Cox; grandson, Aaron Mark Cox and two sisters, Shirley Andrews and Nancy Barber.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister Daisy Delores Cox Light and his brothers, Ronnie Cox and Joe Weldon Cox, Jr.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at Combest Family Funeral Home from 1-8pm with the family receiving friends 5-7pm. Celebration of Life Service will be held at Sunset Church of Christ on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 10am with interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.