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Jeffrey Lynn Cox


July 18, 2018

IRONWOOD, Mich. - Jeffrey Lynn Cox, 64, of Ironwood, passed away unexpectedly on July 11, 2018, at his home.

Jeffrey was born in Wakefield, to Charles and Ellen Cox on July 19, 1953. After his high school graduation he served his country honorably as a member of the U.S. Air Force. Jeffrey was a member of the American Legion. His love of animals and gardening led him to a job he thoroughly enjoyed as a long-time manager of Range Flour and Feed. He was also an avid Packers fan.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Janice, step-children: Jeff (Kimberly} Korhonen, Gina (Robert) Margetta, Karin (Shawn) Korhonen, Cheri (Regan) Hill; grandchildren: Kenley and Khloe Korhonen, Janelle and Korey Margetta, Lexi Korhonen, and Shaye, Jami and Jackson Hill; sisters: Ella (Patrick) Thompson, Sandra Anderson and Andrea (Todd Wadzinski) Cox; his beloved dog, Minnie, as well as several nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Charles and Ellen, his step-mother, Vera, his brother, Charles, and his sister, Charlene.

Visitation for Jeffrey will be on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home of Ironwood. There will be a memorial service at the funeral home at 11 a.m.

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