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Raymond Moyer Cox

January 9, 1957 ~ June 29, 2020 (age 63)


Raymond Moyer Cox, better known to his friends and family as Slim was tragically taken from us on Monday, June 29, 2020, in a motor vehicle accident on I-77.

Slim was born on January 9, 1957, to the late Charles and Ruth Cox of Beckley, WV.  He was born, raised, and lived in the greater Beckley area his entire life.  Slim worked in the WV coal mines for over 45 years working in numerous different jobs culminating in his position as an Electrical Mine Inspector for the West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training.  Slim was a member of the UMWA, the Beckley Moose Lodge #1606, Beckley Area Shag Club, and the Flat Top Lake Association.

Slim just retired in March 2020 and was looking forward to having more time to enjoy his passions such as bowling, camping, trips to the beach, traveling, shagging, spending time with his friends at the Moose Lodge, helping family, friends, and neighbors complete their home DIY projects as a master handyman that could fix or install anything, spending time on his boat out on the lake, but mostly just being around those he loved and cherished.

Slim will be dearly remembered by everyone who was blessed to have been touched by this magnificent man.  However, he will be forever in the hearts and minds of those that loved him and will miss him the most.  Siblings Vickie (Cox) Wimbish, Charla (Cox) Terry, Richard, and David Cox.  His Mother Myrtle “Ruth” Cox.  His Brothers-In-Law John, Tom, and Mark Holliday.  His punkin grandkids Alicia and Alexis Leone, his Son-in-Law Wayne Leone, loving daughter Angela (Cox) Leone, and his high school sweetheart and wife of 46 years, Peggy (Holliday) Cox.

Remembrance Services will be held at the Melton Mortuary Chapel on Thursday, July 2nd at 1 pm with Pastor Jessie A. Farley officiating. Burial will follow in the Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens cemetery. Friends may call at the Funeral Home from 11 am until time of Service on Thursday.   

In lieu of flowers, please make a charitable donation in his name to Hospice of Southern WV.

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July 2, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Melton Mortuary Chapel, Beckley

Funeral Service
July 2, 2020

1:00 PM
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Melton Mortuary Chapel, Beckley

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