Roger L. Cox Thursday, December 10, 1942 - Friday, May 12, 2017

ZANESVILLE Roger L. Cox, 74 of Zanesville, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He was born December 10, 1942 to the late William Henry and Edythe Jenkins Cox. Roger was retired from Central Ohio Coal Company and City of Zanesville and a member of North Terrace Church of Christ. He served our country and protected our freedom in the United States Army during Vietnam. He is survived by his wife Nancy Shields Cox; a daughter Sandra Cox Fraley (William Phillips); a son, David Cox ; three step children; three grandchildren: Austin Fraley, Alexandria Fraley and Madeline Fraley; seven step grandchildren; eight step great grandchildren; a brother, William (Linda) Cox; three sisters: Linda (Deb) Canter, Cathy Barron and Robin (Allen) Glenn. He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law Paul Barron. Calling hours will be held 5 to 8PM, Thursday, May 18, 2017 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD, ZANESVILLE. Funeral services will 11AM, Friday May 19, 2017 in the Snouffer Chapel with Pastor Sturman Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery with full military honors by George Selsam VFW Post 1058. To send a note of condolence to the family go to, find us on Facebook or call our caring staff at 740-450-8000.

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Nancy and Sandie and Family,  We were saddened to learn of Roger's homegoing.  Praying that you will find much comfort in the love and compassion of family and friends.  Dick and Sue

Roger was a great Brother and a Christian man that loved his family! He was always ready to say a prayer when he knew you or someone needed it. I will miss talking to him on the phone and the God Bless you and I love you that he was always quick to share! Until we meet again I love you Roger!

Kathy, we are so sorry for your loss. Rod & Brenda Stewart

Lots of good memories with Roger when I was in Devilettes.  Sandy and Nancy you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Desiree (Rees) Milatovich

Roger was a great Brother I will think about him and miss him every day. I know he is in a much better place now with our Lord.

Rest in Peace dear Brother.

Love Robin

Sandy you are in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest condolences to you and your family.