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Douglas McArthur Cox: Loris

1942 – 2021

     Douglas “Doug” McArthur Cox of Loris passed away on Monday, Nov. 1, at his home. He was 79.

     Born June 16, 1942 in Loris, he was the son of the late O. V. Cox, Sr., and the late Inez Mincey Cox.

     Mr. Cox served his country with courage and honor in the US Army. After the Army, he worked as a farmer until his retirement and was a longtime active member of Glendale Baptist Church.

     Survivors include his wife, Diane H. Cox of the home; two daughters, Karen Cox Jordan and husband Deno of Loris and Crystal Cox Houston and husband Dylan of Mt. Pleasant; four grandchildren, Tori Jordan Hord and husband Evan, Kaylee Alexis Jordan, D. J. Houston, and Claire Houston; two great-grandchildren, Solomon Hord and Deacon Hord; a brother, Terry Cox of Loris; and two sisters, Diane Bennett and husband Ralph of Roebuck and Shelby Jean Plemmons of Spartanburg.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Cox was predeceased by five brothers, O. V. Cox, Jr., Wilbur Cox, Bill Cox, Frank Cox, and Ed Cox; and one sister, Carolyn Cox Royals.

     Graveside services were planned for 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Twin City Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Pastor Fred Holmes officiating.

     Family planned to receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.

     A guest register is available here.