Melvin Davis Cox, Sr.
Melvin Davis Cox, Sr. 94, died November 15, 2020 at his home. He was the son of the late Nancy and Willie Cox. He was predeceased by two wives, Dorothy S. Cox and Becky Ann Cox; son Samuel Robert Cox; and daughter-in-law, Doris Cox.
Melvin retired as a Rural Mail Carrier for the US Postal Service for over 30 years and was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of Moore’s Swamp Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was the Virginia Peanut Yield Champion with his son, Sammy for many years.
He is survived by his sons, Melvin Davis Cox, Jr., and William Ray Cox (Terry); daughter-in-law, Donna Mechtel Cox; stepson Will Kitchen, Jr.; 9 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 11 AM at Moore’s Swamp Baptist Church. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, Wakefield Chapel is serving the family. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com/
Moore's Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery
2300 Runnymeade Rd.
ELBERON, VA 23846