Carl Cox | Obituary | The Oskaloosa Herald

Carl Edward Cox was born January 24, 1929 in the vicinity of Unionville, Iowa. He was the son of Frank Augustus and Ida Frances Stevens Cox. He was the youngest of 8 kids. He grew up mastering the logging business enterprise with his dad and his 2 brothers Burdette and Monthly bill. He reported he went to quite a few unique elementary schools as a result of out his eighth quality calendar year simply because his father had a portable sawmill and they would transfer to the place the timber was. This is where by he formulated his feeling of humor. He stated that when you go to a new college you either experienced to be rough or humorous. He chose amusing. He was spoiled by his quite a few older sisters, Marie, Millie, Alice, Mary , and Lucille. Even as an grownup he always had them laughing with his fast humor.
In the early 1950’s he went to serve his region in the Korean War the place he stated he was a floor pounder that carried a 57 recoilless rifle. He was proud of his services and was a extended time member of the American Legion Put up in Albia.
He experienced several careers as an adult which includes performing at Sears and Roebuck in Washington D.C. and doing work a railroad occupation. Later on he owned and operated his have logging business for quite a few years immediately after leaning the trade from his Dad.
In 1969 he satisfied and married the appreciate of his lifestyle Katie Moss and he beloved her 4 children as significantly as he beloved her. Charles Franklin Moss, Norma Jean Moss, Karen Louise Moss and June Elizabeth Moss became his little ones with this union. They had 2 far more youngsters, Carla Renee and Frank Edward. They relished 49 a long time of enjoy, audio, dancing, jam periods, and loving their lots of young children, grand youngsters, wonderful grandkids and fantastic, terrific, grandkids. Relatives was generally the most crucial issue in his everyday living and it reveals in how all of his youngsters and grandchildren would try to get jointly for every getaway and lots of Sunday dinners.
He is going to be skipped by so lots of persons. He leaves a legacy of long lasting appreciate and humor that will in no way finish. He was normally capable to make anybody truly feel at dwelling and make them snicker with his jokes and amusing tales.
His spouse and children that has been ready in heaven to acquire him are his mother and father, his wife Katie, his brothers Burdett Cox and Invoice Cox, his sisters Marie Angel, Millie Brock, Alice Kaster and Mary Foster, his son Charlie Moss, his daughter Norma Jean Langstraat, and his Granddaughter Misty Shea Burns.
Those people in his relatives left to share that legacy of love are his sister Lucille Robinson, his daughters Karen (Steve) Golston, June (Randy) Fort, Carla (David) Bauer, his son Frank (Mandi) Cox, his son-in-legislation Dennis Langstraat, his grandchildren, Eddie Burns, Stephanie Langstraat, Tami Langstraat, Kenneth Wilson, Natalie (Chad) Humphrey, Tonya (John) Modest, Benji (Chris) Dommer, Cory (Kelsie) Dommer, Nathan (Kayla) Golston, Billy (Marcy) Golston, Ali Campbell, Sarah (Doug) McGrail, Rachel Fort, Matthew Fort, Erika Bauer, Kyl Bauer, Tristan Bauer, and Noa Bauer, 39 terrific grandchildren, and 11 fantastic, terrific grandchildren as properly as a unique sister-in-law Shirley Crawford and a lot of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Everyday living will be held on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Knoxville. Carl’s loved ones will be current to greet friends and relatives at 11:00 A.M. until the commencing of support. Next solutions, army honors will be held, adopted by a luncheon at the Church. Burial will take area on a later day at Lincoln Cemetery.
Memorials may well be designed to American Legion Write-up 136 in Albia Iowa in which he was a member for above 65 many years.

Printed on July 20, 2021