American Veteran 09

Ben Cox

May 8, 1947 ~ September 21, 2020 (age 73)


Ben Cox, age 73, of 5375 Slosheye Trail, Vienna, died Monday, September 21, 2020, at his residence.

Born in Vienna, he was the son of the James Hardy Cox and Norma Renfroe Cox.  He served his country with honor in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War.  He was the former owner of Tropical Foliage in Vienna.  Ben was a witty person and loved hunting, fishing and woodworking.

Survivors include:
Sister:  Beth Payne of Oglethorpe

Page Thornton of Montezuma
Stacy Payne of Montezuma

James Cox of Cordele
Ryan Payne of Unadilla

Cathy Morgan of Vienna
Edmond Jackson of Vienna
Wanda Owens of Vienna
Charles Renfroe of Vienna
Norma Whittle Law of Cumming

He was preceded in death by his twin brother, James William "Bill" Cox.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, September 26 in the chapel of Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home.  Rev. Tommy Mason will officiate.  Due to COVID-19, seating will be limited and face masks are encouraged.

Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ben Cox, please visit our floral store.


Memorial Service
September 26, 2020

2:00 PM
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home - Vienna
1411 East Union Street
Vienna, GA 31092

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