Roger G. Cox, 57, of Davy, passed away, Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Welch Community Hospital. Born January 13, 1963 in Welch WV, he was the son of the late Ray and Joyce Barnette Cox.

Roger spent his career dedicated to EMS, caring for the people of McDowell County, WV. He worked as an EMT for McDowell County Ambulance Authority. He served as a firemen, EMT and was the previous Fire Chief for Davy Volunteer Fire Department. Roger retired as an Emergency 911 Dispatcher from the McDowell County 911 Center.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Rick Cox.

He is survived by a sister, Rebecca Sizemore and a brother, Ray Cox Jr., both of Greenville, SC.   He is also survived by nieces Crystal of South Carolina and Tiffany of Philadelphia; nephews, Robert of Greeneville, SC, Zachary and Adam, both of West Virginia; four great nieces, Kyra, Lily, Sophie and Zoey of South Carolina; a great nephew, Conner of South Carolina; close friends Pete Bignotti of Florida and Melissa Perry of Asco; his caretaker, Fay Sneed, along with numerous other friends and family who cared for him deeply.

Memorial Services were conducted Friday, June 26, 2020 from 12 Noon to 2 P.M. at the Fanning Funeral Home in Welch WV; with Pastor Marie Bolden officiating. Following his wishes the body has been cremated.

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Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the family.