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Ralph Edward Cox

September 21, 1935 ~ October 8, 2020 (age 85)


Ralph Cox


CHARLESTON – Ralph E. Cox, 85, of Ashmore, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Charleston Rehab.


His graveside funeral will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Salisbury Cemetery, rural Charleston.  Arrangements: Harper-Swickard.


Ralph was born September 21, 1935 at Charleston, son of Robert N. and Winifred G. (Nelson) Cox.  He married Diana Fletcher, September 9, 1955; she survives.  Also surviving are their children: Debby Swanson and Kathy Cook, both of Charleston, and Ralph W. Cox of Orange Park, FL; grandchildren: Sam Swanson (Stephanie), Mark Swanson, Heather Cook, James Cook (Courtney), and Jessica Cook.  Great-grandchildren: Kylan and Lilly.  One sister: Anita Looney of Rockville, SC, also survives.  He was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.


Ralph retired as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Howell Asphalt.  He was a member of East Harrison Street Church of God. 

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Funeral Service
October 15, 2020

2:00 PM
Salisbury Cemetery, Charleston

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