William Earl Cox / 1957-2009Published 9:29am Friday, September 25, 2009
William Earl Cox, 52, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, in his home in Niles.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon, with funeral services immediately following at Mount Zion Cathedral of Praise Church of God in Christ at 1102 N. Redbud Trail in Buchanan, today, Saturday, Sept. 26.
Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Monday, Sept. 28, at 10 a.m.
He was born on Nov. 29, 1956.
William Earl was preceded in death by his son, William Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Altheria Cox and three children, Jamie, Tyra and Laura and two step-daughters, Valerie and Rachel; six grandchildren, all from South Bend, Ind.; his parents, Lenzie and Catherine Cox of Niles; three siblings, Lenard, Sherian, and Katrina Cox and a host of aunt, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins and extended family of Memphis, Tenn.
William graduated and received a high school diploma and attended Western Michigan College and enjoyed working as a car salesman.
Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan, is handling arrangements for the family.