Mason Forrest Cox of Medina, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at The Villages of Orleans Health Care Center in Albion, NY. Mr. Cox was born in Lockport, NY on April 13, 1943 son of Mason F. Cox and the late Ruth Chappius Cox.
He graduated from Lockport High School in 1961. He and his wife Ruth (Berg) Cox were married on July 21, 1984. He has lived in Medina for 30 years, before that in Lockport and he was employed as an electrical engineer for Monroe Electronics in Lyndonville retiring after 31 years of service. He was a member of the Medina Moose Club, the NRA and the Ham Radio Club K2MEK and he enjoyed his family.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Cox; one daughter, Margot Cox of California; his father, Mason Cox; seven step-children, Michelle (David) Wittkopp, Michael Churchfield, Lori (David) Boudreau, Sherry (Fred) Thurston, Paul Churchfield, Steven (Tara) Churchfield, Shawn Churchfield; twelve step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; and his siblings, John Cox of Florida and Steven (Mary Ellen) Cox of Connecticut; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Friday from 3-5 PM at the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport, NY, where a Memorial Service will follow at 5:00 PM with the Rev. Eric Olsen officiating. Inurnment will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Lockport, NY.
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