Bobby Wayne Cox, 72, of Waycross passed away Dec. 17 at Baptist Village in Waycross after an extended illness.
Born in Hoboken, his parents were Rufus Cox and Missouri Fannie Gunter Cox. He was also preceded in death by a son, Tracy Wayne Cox; daughter, Amy Karlene Kirkland; brother, Dickie Daniel; maternal grandparents, Lester and Martha Gunter.
Bobby worked for Epoxy Floor Covering as a supervisor and was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. He loved hunting, fishing. He loved his horses and loved working. He was always helping people and loved his family.
Survivors include his wife, Amy Alecia Fraser Cox of Waycross; sons and a daughter-in-law, Mike Cox (Tammy) of Hazlehurst, and Bobby Cox Jr. of Orlando, Fla.; grandchildren, Cash Cox (Caitlyn) of Statesboro, Kristen Cox and Serene Cox both of South Carolina, Travis cox and Courtney Cox both of Hazlehurst, Ashley Griffin (Adrien) of Baxley, Evan Kirkland (Auri) of Hoboken, and Ellison Kirkland of Blackshear; five great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Randy Cox (Elaine) of Ocala, Fla.; sister, Wanda Crooms of Brunswick; special aunt, Betty Greshan (Damon) of Longview, Texas; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Visitation will be held Dec. 31 from 10-11 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.
A memorial service will be held Dec. 31 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Randall Gunter and Evan Kirkland officiating.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.