Wade H. Cox

Wade H. Cox


Wade Hampton Cox, age 81, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Friday, July 24, 2020 at Hampshire Memorial Hospital in Romney, W.Va.

Born March 25, 1939 in Fairfax, Va., he was the son of the late William Graydon and Anna Marie Rabold Cox.

He was a Christian.

He attended public schools in Virginia and had worked as a drywall installer for various builders.

He had served with the U.S. Navy and was a member of Risinger-Stotler V.F.W. Post #4019 in Berkeley Springs.

Wade enjoyed the beach, fishing, music and was a woodworker.

He is survived by his children, Deborah Ann Creeley of Berkeley Springs, Denise Lyn Bare of Front Royal, Va., and Kimberly Reneé Duncan of Richmond, Va.; three sisters, Betty Koeher of Washington, D.C., Martha McElwee of Fredericksburg, Va. and Janice Bare of Orange County, Va.; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marsha Fay Hicks Cox; one sister, Mary Dunaway and three brothers, William G. Cox II, Edward Francis Cox and Charles Randolph Cox.

Services and interment will be private.

Arrangements are being handled by Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

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