Cover photo for Howard Burnette Cox, Jr.'s Obituary
Howard Burnette Cox, Jr. Profile Photo

Howard Burnette Cox, Jr.

May 28, 1939 — February 12, 2024

Albany

Howard Burnette Cox, Jr.

Howard Burnette Cox, Jr., 84 of Albany, GA died Monday, February 12, 2024 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Monday February 19, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at Philema Road Baptist Church. Rev. Aaron McCulley will officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery with military honors. 

 

A native of Albany, GA Mr. Cox spent most of his life in the law enforcement industry. He served in the United States Air Force as a security officer. Mr. Cox continued to serve after his active-duty service time as an officer at the Albany Police Department, Naval Air Station Albany, and Robins Air Force Base. He was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church where he sung in the choir. Mr. Cox currently attends Philema Road Baptist Church with his son. 

 

Mr. Cox enjoyed gardening, fishing, and bargain hunting at local yard sales and estate sales He also enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. Most of all he enjoyed his weekly lunch on Wednesday with his son Derrick. He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Louise Cox a sister, Betty Powell and two nephews, Brian Cox and Brad Cox. 

 

Survivors include his son, Derrick Cox (Holly Strickland), a grandson, Ryan Thomas Cox and a brother Bobby Cox (Beverly).  

 

The family will receive friends Sunday, February 18, 2024 from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Mathews Funeral Home.

 


 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Howard Burnette Cox, Jr., please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, February 18, 2024

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Monday, February 19, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Philema Road Baptist Church

114 Stocks Dairy Rd, Leesburg, GA 31763

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment

Monday, February 19, 2024

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1527

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree