Johnny Wade Cox, 59, of Palm Harbor, FL passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at home under the care of Suncoast Hospice after a long illness.
John was born at Butte, Montana in 1952 where he spent his childhood years. He was an US Army of Vietnam. In 1971 he married Judy Schinault and moved to the Pinellas County area in Florida where they had two daughters. John's life revolved around Judy they were very much in love and had recently celebrated their 41st Wedding Anniversary even though he was very ill he managed to go to the Texas Cattle Company one more time.
John ran his own paint business, Gulf Breeze Painting, for many years and had many satisfied customers. His work was outstanding and he took pride in his achievements. John's love of redhot fireball candy was well known and he requested them right up to the day he passed away. We nicknamed him Johnny "Fireball" Cox .
John will be sadly missed by his family and friends who will never forget his funny sayings and mannerisms.
Services will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at The White Chapel with Pastor Howard H. Drewitz. 1190 Georgia Avenue, Palm Harbor, FL 34683. Interment will follow with military honors presented by the Spring Hill Marine Corps League Detatchment #708 at 2:00 PM at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell.
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