David Leroy Cox, Sr.I am a Veteran.

of Lubbock, TX

June 11, 1942 - September 23, 2021


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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.

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8 Condolence(s)
Kathy Cox Thompson
Dallas, TX
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Sue and family,
I’m so sorry to see that Leroy has passed on.
I was just thinking of him, and looked and saw this obituary.
God bless you at this very difficult time.

Peggy Cox
Georgetown, TX
Thursday, September 30, 2021

We are so sad for the loss of your sweet husband and father. Thinking of you and wishing peace and comfort today.

Charlene Williams
Lubbock, TX
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Dave was a great neighbor and a great help to my parents. My condolences to the family, Dave will be missed.

George Booker
Albuquerque, NM
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Sue, I'm so sorry for your loss. God bless you during your time of sorrow.

I have many fond memories of out time together growing up.

Shelby & Chancelar Brown
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Dave we are so sorry about the passing of your dad.
You are in out prayers.

Charlene Williams
Lubbock, TX
Monday, September 27, 2021

Dave was a great neighbor and a great help to my parents. My condolences to the family, Dave will be missed.

Sandy
Lubbock, TX
Monday, September 27, 2021

Dave & Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your treasured servant leader and father. May the Spirit of God wrap around and hold you tightly. In Him, Kyle and SandyB.

Jerry Rutledge
Royse City, TX
Saturday, September 25, 2021

My sincere condolences , we will miss David.

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