FERRON-Robert J. "Bob" Cox, 60 passed away suddenly Oct. 2, 2013 in Provo, Utah. He was born Dec. 3, 1952 in Price, Utah to Richard Ward & Kenna Ruby Cox. He was a 1971 graduate of Emery High School and has called the Castle Valley his home most all his life. Bob married Julie Ann Cameron at Joe's Valley on July 21, 1984. He was an active member of the Wayne County Search & Rescue for over 12 years, the last 4 of which he served as commander. Bob has worked for over 30 years for the Parks and National Forest Service working in many areas including Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, and the Manti Lasal Forest. He had a vast knowledge of many things including geological forms, Indian & Spanish writings, mountains and nature, heavy equipment operating and many other areas. He loved 4 wheeling on the desert and was always panning for his pot of gold. Above all, Bob was a loving Husband, Father and Grandfather. He loved being involved in the lives of his children and supporting their activities.
Bob is survived by his wife Julie Cox of Ferron; children Katie Marie Tolbert of Richfield, UT, Kevin Bruce (Trisha Mae) Cox of Washington, UT, Jessica Peterson of Tremonton, UT, Courtney (Anthony) Allred of Afton, WY, Tiffany J. Peterson of Elizabeth, CO; 12 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and a brother Dan (Lynette) Cox of Orangeville, and a sister Vicki (Marvin) Dove of Bloomington, UT. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Wilford and Earl Cox.
Friends attended the visitation at the Heritage Funeral Home at 620 N. Main in Huntington, Utah, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at the Ferron Stake Center at 555 S. 400 W. from 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral Services were held in the Ferron Chapel at 11 am. Interment, Orangeville City Cemetery under the trusted care of the Heritage Funeral Home. Friends may sign the online guest book at www.heritagefuneralhomeutah.com.