Richard Cox

Richard "Dick" Cox

Saturday, July 24th, 1943 - Friday, August 30th, 2019
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EMERY- On August 30, 2019, after 76 years of valiant service, Richard Aldous Cox, unexpectedly returned to our Father in Heaven.

Richard was born on July 24, 1943 in Castle Dale, Utah to Edward Dean Cox and Margaret Lucas Magnuson. He was raised in Castle Dale.

He married Sharon Ann Reid in January of 1961 of which he was married for 17 years and had one child, Richard Shayne Cox. He then married the love of his life, Hazel Luora Henningson, on the 10th of November 1978. They were later sealed, for time and all eternity, in the Manti, Utah Temple on the 15th of January 1994.

Richard was always known as a hard worker. He worked in the coal mines for most his life. He would go on to co-own and operate Beehive Cement Works.

Richard was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he faithfully served in many callings within the church, his most notable being bishop of the Emery Ward for 9 years. He was most beloved by the members of the town for his dedication and countless hours of service.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel, Emery; siblings John (Tawna) Magnuson, Helper; Kathy (Norman) Vuksinick, Castle Dale; children, Karl (Shelley) Stringham, New Hampshire; Ileen Baker, Emery; Mac (Deanee) Stringham, Arizona; 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Kent Cox; Sisters, Mardean Cox, Sharon Cox Fox, Ellen Faye Magnuson, and his son, Richard Shayne Cox.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:00 am in the Emery Ward Chapel, 70 North Center St., Emery, UT. Visitation will be held Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6 – 8 P.M. at Fausett Mortuary, 720 North Center, Castle Dale and at the Ward Chapel Saturday from 9:30 to 10:45 A.M. prior to services.

Interment will be in the Emery Town Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and share memories of Dick at
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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 6th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, September 6th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Fausett Mortuary Castle Dale
    720 N Center Street
    Castle Dale, Utah 84513
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  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:45am
    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 9:30am - 10:45am
    Emery Ward
    70 North Center Street
    Emery, Utah 84522
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  • Interment

    Emery Town Cemetery
    300 West 525 North
    Emery, Utah 84522
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Brendan, April, and Family

Posted at 07:32pm
Rest in peace dear Uncle. We will miss you
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Mindy Diller

Posted at 09:09pm
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Bob Jennings

Posted at 01:22am
Dick Cox was one of the best bosses I ever had in the mines. He always cared for the men and women that worked for him. I'm so sorry to hear that he's gone. He was so tough that I thought he would live forever. Rest in peace Dick.

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Posted at 05:44pm
Hazel, Our hearts break for your loss. Bishop Cox was amazing! I always knew how much you both cared for our family. Love Russell and Shar Ammon
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Jeff&Tina Ricchetti

Posted at 01:58pm
Richard Was A Hard Working And Good Man, I Worked With And For Him For Over 20 Plus Years, He Will Be Truly Miss, Hugs And Prayers Go Out To Richard's Family. Good Man Gone To Soon. R.I.P. Richard!

Bob Jennings Posted at 01:24am

I agree 100%. He will be missed by all that knew him.

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