James Thomas ‘Jim’ Cox

James Thomas “Jim” Cox, 60, Blackshear, passed away at his home Sunday, March 14, 2021, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  

He was born June 17, 1960 in Colville, WA. He was a maintenance supervisor with Satilla Regional Medical Center for many years before his health forced his retirement.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jasper Rowan “June” Cox and a sister, Colleen June James.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Sherri Turner Cox; a daughter, Galen McKenzie Cox; a granddaughter, Abigail June Cox; his mother, Beverly “Bev” Ruth Lotz Cox; a sister, Cynthia Jean (Dan) Haslam; three brothers, Robert Allen Cox, Randall Lee (Shelly) Cox and David Rowan (Jennifer) Cox and a number of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 17 at the funeral home.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 18, from the Homeland Cemetery with Pastor Jerry Brown officiating.

Due to COVID-19, the family would like to ask all attendees to please follow the rules of social distancing and face masks are recommended at the service.  Anyone who does not feel comfortable with attending the service, the family would like you to know they understand and covet your prayers.

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com.  

Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home of Folkston.

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