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Kenneth Cox

December 30, 1943 ~ August 30, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Kenneth Cox Obituary

Kenneth A. Cox, 79 went home to be with the Lord on August 30, 2023.  He was born in Chicago, Illinois December 30, 1943 and was the oldest of 5 children.  Kenny lived a long adventurous life.  He enjoyed traveling and camping.  He loved spending time with his wife Beverly and their children and 18 grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Kenny was a truck driver for Roadway Express for 31 years in Akron, Ohio before being transferred to Toledo, Ohio.  He was transferred to Youngstown, Ohio in 1992 and retired in 2005.  He enjoyed a 3 year hiatus after which he continued his transportation career driving school bus for Boardman and Campbell Schools retiring in 2015.  He was a big fan of the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Steelers.  


Kenny is survived by his wife and love of his life Beverly of 33 years.  His siblings Ronnie (Joyce) Cox of Canton, Sandee (Dan) Carroll of Florida, Brenda (Dennis) Goad of Missouri, and Ray Cox of Akron.  He is also survived by his children Barb (Steve) Sparks of Toledo, Craig (Jen) Dunn of Pennsylvania, Russ (Candace) Dunn of Youngstown, and Michael (Frank) Dunn of Texas.  He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, Robbie, Kenny, Steven, Breanna, Tommy, Erika, Desiree, Spencer, Avari, Joey, Maddie, Marleah, Payden, Frank, Willa, and great grandchildren Aiden, Carson and Octavia.


Kenny is preceded in death by his son Jeffery Cox, his father Paul Cox and his mother Betty McClurg. 


Calling hours will be Tuesday September 5th, 4pm to 7pm at 

Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, 3100 Canfield Road, Youngstown, Ohio.

A going home service will be Wednesday September 6th 12pm for viewing with a 1pm service given by his brother Ronnie and his grandson Payden. 

Interment: Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Boardman







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September 5, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home
3100 Canfield Rd.
Youngstown, Ohio 44511

Prayer Service
September 6, 2023

12:00 PM
Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home
3100 Canfield Rd.
Youngstown, Ohio 44511


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