Dennis Marlin Cox |

Dennis Marlin Cox

Former Craig resident Dennis Marlin Cox died Oct. 5, 2002, in Lenoir, N.C. He was 45.

Cox was born Sept. 18, 1957, in Craig to Sherrill and Evelyn (Arbaugh) Cox. He was raised and attended school in Craig.

He married Tammy Jenkins in 1979 in Duschene, Utah. The couple had a son, Shawn. They were later divorced.

In 1982, Cox married Kathy Lloyd in Craig. He and Kathy had a son, Cody. They were later divorced.

Cox moved to Sterling, Colo., in 1993, and to Lenoir in 1998.

He worked at various jobs while in Craig, and after moving to North Carolina, was working in landscaping.

Cox was a talented artist in oils, charcoal and pencil. He enjoyed woodworking, hiking in the mountains, skiing, fishing and raising flowers and green plants.

While in North Carolina, Cox attended the Baptist church.

Cox is survived by his sons, Cody, of Craig, and Shawn, of Duschene, Utah; step-daughter, Jennifer Lloyd, of Craig; grandchildren, Autumn Rain Cox, Austin Guseman and Naleah May, all of Craig; mother and stepfather, Evelyn and Allen Johnson, of Vernal, Utah; father and stepmother, Sherrill and Bonnie Cox, of Sterling; brother, Richard Cox, of Craig; half-sister, Holly, of Vernal; half-brother, Pat Kowach, of Alaska; step-sisters, Dena Harper, of Craig, Lisa Foster, of Great Bend, Kan., and Wanda Neil, of Albuquerque, N.M.; step-brothers, Wayne Norman of California and Louie Norman of California; former wives, Tammy Cox, of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Kathy May, of Craig; close friends, John Froggart of Elizabethton, Tenn., and Clay Floyd of Lenoir; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Services were Oct. 12, 2002, at Grant Mortuary Chapel with Beryl Wright officiating. Selections were “The River,” “Amazing Grace,” and “Unchained Melody.”

Honorary pallbearers were all his many friends.

Services concluded at the mortuary.

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