Cox, Joseph Byron "Joe"

Wednesday, November 7, 2012


Joseph Byron “Joe” Cox, 73, of Hixson, retired captain of the Chattanooga Fire Department, died on Sunday, November 4, 2012. 

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace with Father Charlie Burton officiating. Interment will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery. 

Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday and 12-1 p.m. on Thursday at Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, 423 877-3524. 



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