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Thomas "Tommy" Lee Cox

March 11, 1942 ~ December 28, 2021 (age 79) 79 Years Old


Thomas “Tommy” Lee Cox, age 79, of Cameron, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at his home.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, January 2, 2022, at 3:00pm at Open Arms Community Church with Pastor John Brown and Pastor Larry White officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church from 2 until 3pm. Burial will follow at Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery with Honors by the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Tommy was born in Lee County on March 11, 1942, to the late Zebulon Vance Cox, Sr. and Nolie Thomas Cox. He had over 15 years of service with the Moore County Sheriff’s Department, 15 years as an ABC Law Officer and 6 years part time with the Vass Police Department. Tommy was a proud member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and an avid Wake Forest fan. He enjoyed working in his vegetable garden, collecting arrowheads, fishing and working with his animals on his farm. He had a ministry supplying shuts-ins with firewood. He dearly loved his family, country and community. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Linda Bunnell Cox; sons, Zeb Cox and wife Vicky of Cameron, Adam Hutchens and wife Carrie of Carthage; sister, Charline McNeill of Carthage; brothers, Zebulon Vance Cox, Jr., of Shallotte NC, Dexter Cox and wife Ruby of Cameron.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Memory of Tommy Cox to North Carolina Baptist Men Disaster Relief, P O Box 1107, Cary, North Carolina 27512 or visit

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January 2, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Open Arms Community Church
244 South Street
Vass, NC 28394

Celebration of Life
January 2, 2022

3:00 PM
Open Arms Community Church
244 South Street
Vass, NC 28394

Interment following funeral service
January 2, 2022

Ephesus Baptist Church
2724 White Hill Road
Sanford, NC 27332


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