Larry Lee Cox, 82, of Firth, Nebraska went home to be with Jesus March 22, 2022, at his home in Firth, Nebraska surrounded by his family. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. March 29, 2022, at Northern Hills Baptist Church Holt, Missouri. Visitation will be held Monday, March 28, 2022 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Northern Hills Baptist Church, Kearney, Missouri.
Mr. Cox was born on November 23, 1939, in Princeton, Missouri-Mercer County.
Larry grew up on a farm in Princeton, Missouri. He spent most of his adult life building homes in Kearney, Missouri and Mesa, Arizona. He spent his retirement years living in Princeton, and Kansas City, Missouri before moving to Firth, Nebraska. Larry’s faith played a major role in his life and he helped start Northern Hills Baptist Church and New Hope Baptist Church. He was a member of the Kearney School Board in the 1980s, serving as president for a period of time. He loved to spend his time with his large family; he was a devoted father and husband. He also enjoyed gardening, traveling and watching his beloved Royals.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Mildred Cox of Princeton, Missouri; and his sister, Betty Joyce Woodley of Princeton, Missouri.
He leaves behind his wife, Jackie Lee Cox; children, Leigh Anne (Randy) Hyde and their children Sarah, Rachel, Shea, and Shaun, Kurtis (Julie) Cox and their sons Kaleb, Zachary, and Wil, Rhonda (Billy) Parkman and their children Lydia, Andrew, Bethany, and Bailey, Traci Kincaid and her children Olivia, Jackson, and Colin, and Jennifer (Scott) Boudreaux and their children Joel, Taylor, Reagan, Reece, and Quinn. He also had 21 great-grandchildren and one brother, Garry and his wife Judy Cox.
Arrangements: Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home (816) 628-4411