Roy Alexander Cox
April 16, 1947 – December 2, 2013
Born in Vancouver B.C. on April 16, 1947, Roy passed away at home with his family Dec 2, 2013. Roy spent his whole life working and raising his family in Campbell River starting out with his Dad on his commercial boat. He was a hard working man who enjoyed the outdoors and loved the ocean. He was well liked and respected by everyone who knew him and worked with him. He was a skin diver, a faller, landing barge operator, camp foreman, heavy equipment operator, logging truck driver and worked for West Coast Hauling the past few years.
Predeceased by his brother Robert, nephew Gerry, his dad Donald and his mother Ethel Cox. Roy leaves behind his wife Gladys, daughters Leanne Storback (Jon), Marnie Gurney (Hugh), grandchildren Jacob, Griffin, Austin & Robert. Sisters Brenda Parks (Gary), Donna Sawatsky (David), Diane McCrindle (Ali) and Sharon Eade and numerous nieces and nephews.
Our family and the world have lost a kind, thoughtful, dependable, honest, real man. We love you Dad and we’ll miss you forever.
Please join us to remember Roy on Sunday Dec. 15, 2013 between 1-5 pm at the Royal Canadian Legion in Campbell River.
Heartful thanks to Dr. Rob Sutherland for his compassion and kindness. As well as South team nurses Barb & Marleen for all their help and caring.