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April 17, 1956-July 26, 2012

ALBELINE TX -- William Ashley Cox, 56, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at an Abilene medical center.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today, July 29, in Buffalo Gap Cemetery directed by the Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road. The family received friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Born in Goldsboro on April 17, 1956, Ashley was the son of Betty Jane Kearney and Elwood Eugene Cox. He married Leslie Santana on July 2, 1977 in Goldsboro. In 1982 he moved from Goldsboro to Abilene, where he was an independent contractor and worked for WTU/AEP for 25 years.

He loved riding his motorcycle and was a member of the Hog Group.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Elwood Eugene Cox II.

Ashley is survived by his wife, Leslie Cox of Abilene; two sons, Sgt. Anthony Cox, US Army, and his wife, Tara, of Silva, and Joseph Cox of Abilene; brother, Anthony Cox and wife, Rita, of Goldsboro; sisters and their husbands, Elizabeth Williams and Jay of Freemont, and Carrie Burger and Karl of Goldsboro; and several nieces and nephews. Ashley loved his wife and sons, and was very proud of them.

Serving as pallbearers will be Anthony Cox, Joseph Cox, Karl Burger, Sam Hunt, James Evett and Cody Woodward.

Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity.


Published in Obituaries on July 29, 2012 9:27 AM