William Frank Cox

William Frank Cox died in Ridgecrest of a stroke on Aug. 31, 2013. He was 89.

A memorial service is set for Sept. 14 at Inyokern Baptist Church at 11 a.m.

Cox was born on June 15, 1924, in Haydenburg, Tenn. He served in the U. S. Navy aboard U.S.S. Nevada during World War II. He had been a resident of Inyokern since 1962.

An electrical engineer working for the U.S. government, he retired in 1991.

He is survived by his wife, Thelma F. Cox of Inyokern, daughter Thessa Mullins and family of California, son Dr. Timothy Cox and family of California, three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Submitted by the family of William Frank Cox

Story First Published: 2013-09-04