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June 05th, 2020

jd coxJD Cox, 85, died Friday, March 27, 2020 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.

He was born Aug. 30, 1934 to DB and Jessie Cox in Tulsa, Okla.

He married Kay Howell April 4, 1956 in Clayton, N.M. She survives. 

He graduated from Liberal High School where he lettered in multiple sports.

He was honorably discharged from the Navy after serving for four years. 

He retired from Nash Finch after 40 years. 

He was an accomplished horse trainer and cowboy. 

He was passionate about coaching and participating in youth sports and ran the Liberal Youth Center for several years. 

He was an avid golfer with many hole in ones. 

He loved animals and always had a dog with him whether in his golf cart or truck. 

He served his community as a reserve police officer for multiple years.

Survivors also include three sons: Jay Cox, Joe Cox, and Steve Cox; daughter-in-law, Tonya Helker Cox; grandchildren, Tanner Cox and wife, Kelsey, Courtney Cox Burkey and husband, Troy, Jaeger Cox and wife, Denise Cox, Dr. Kaily Cox, Jaerzen Cox; and Brogan Burkey, Vivian Burkey, Cambrie Cox.

• Celebration of Life services will be announced at a later date.

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