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Charles Lee Cox, Gray

Published May 29th, 2012 5:53 am

Charles Lee Cox, 57, went to be with the Lord Sunday evening, May 27, 2012, at Indian Path Medical Center, in Kingsport, TN.
Mr. Cox was born January 13, 1955, in Chattanooga, TN, the son of the late Ira Lee Cox & Helen Cox Peavyhouse. He had lived in the Gray area for the past thirty years and was a graduate of Daniel Boone High School.
Charles was of the Baptist faith. He liked fishing, hunting and was a excellent carpenter.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Cox is preceded in death by a sister, Cheryl Cox Clark; a brother-in-law, Larry Clark Sr.; and a nephew Larry Clark Jr.
Survivors of Charles Lee Cox include his wife, Tammy Ruth Starnes Cox; one daughter, Nicole Lee Cox Head & husband, Rusty; a granddaughter, Abbie Lane Rightley Forbes; a step-son, Dustin Charles Freeman & wife, Beth; step-father Wendell Peavyhouse; and a sister, Shiela Cox Smith & husband, Johnny.
The family of Charles Lee Cox will receive friends on Thursday, May 31, 2012, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Snyder’s Memorial Gardens, funeral home. A celebration of life will follow at 8:00 p.m.
Online condolences may be sent to the family of Charles Lee Cox by signing the online guest registry found on the funeral home’s website (
Proudly serving the family of Charles Lee Cox is Snyder’s Memorial Gardens, funeral home of Gray, TN.