Willie (Bill) H. Cox passed away September 28, 2013 in Medford, Ore. He was born in Salem, Ore., August 4, 1922.

On January 19, 1941, he married his love, Lillian, in Walla Walla, Wash. During WWII he was part of the military police in the U.S. Army and later was employed with Union Pacific Railroad Co.

Bill is survived by his children, Eugene Cox, Gordon Cox, Willie Cox, Jr. and Lawana Hamilton; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Lillian E. Cox, grandson, Austin Clary, Sr.; and son-in-law, Randall Hamilton.

Services were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 11, 2013 at Eagle Point National Cemetery.