Donald R. ‘Coxie’ Cox

Donald R. “Coxie” Cox, 78, Cocoa, Fla., formerly of Altoona, went to be at peace with Jesus Christ on Saturday.

Surviving are his wife of 20 years, Betty, and three sons, their wives and children.

Born in Altoona, Coxie moved to Buffalo, N.Y., and retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., then retired from McDonnell Douglas Corp. in Florida. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve and was a 26-year member of the Moose Lodge. He will be remembered as a beloved father, grandfather, friend and husband.

Friends will be received from 9 until the 10 a.m. funeral service Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at Brevard Memorial Funeral Home in Port St. John, Fla.