Lawrence Ronald Cox, 78, Okeechobee, Fla., formerly of Terre Haute, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, in Hamrick House, Hospice, Okeechobee, Fla.
Larry worked at the Air National Guard as an instrument technician in Terre Haute for more than 30 years.
He was born Sept. 15, 1929, in Muncie.
Larry had been a resident of Okeechobee, Fla., for the past 24 years. He was a member of the Moose, American Legion, V.F.W. and Eagles.
He was preceded in death by his wife Helen "Joan" Cox.
He is survived by his companion Edna Cornelius, Okeechobee, Fla., son George R. Cox, Brazil, daughters Jerry Mundell, Lake Placid, Fla., and Marcia Neice and husband Robert, Terre Haute, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will take place at the American Legion Post, 1015 S. Forest Ave., Brazil, Sunday, at 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Okeechobee, PO Box 1548, Okeechobee, Fla., 34873.
Buxton Funeral Home, 110 N. E. 5th St., Okeechobee, Fla., was entrusted with arrangements.