Harold Wayne Cox, Sr., 78, of Ravenden Springs passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Pioneer Therapy and Living in Melbourne.

He was born October 10, 1943 in Kansas City, MO to the late Ben and Emma Bollin Cox.  He was married to Joyce Cook on July 14, 1989.  Harold worked for the Arkansas Department of Transportation Heavy Bridge Division for 15 years.  He could do anything he set his mind to including electrical, carpentry, mechanic, and computers.  He loved his family and going camping.  He retired in June 1995 due to health issues.  He worked on bridges across Arkansas and loved his job.  All kids were special to him.  He loved his dogs Bree and Scooby.  Harold was of the Baptist belief.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Emma Cox; brothers, Kenny Cox, Howard Cox, and Bobby Cox; and sisters, Wilma King, Hattie Barnett, and Beverly Keyes.

Harold is survived by his wife, Joyce Cox; sons, Harold (Amanda) Cox Jr of Elizabeth and Donald (Amanda) Cox of Pocahontas; daughter, Robin (Vince) Haile of Elizabeth; stepdaughters, Teresa (Tommy) Clark of Jonesboro and Tonya (Kenny) Bennett of Ravenden Springs; stepson, Harold “Buckie” (Jenni) Campbell of Melbourne; grandchildren, Samantha, Brayden, and Andrew Cox of Elizabeth, Kaylynn, Kennedy, Karson, Kimber, Alivia, and Nathan Cox of Pocahontas, Erica (Brett) Baugh of Jonesboro, Corey (Rachel) Campbell of Paragould, Blake Bennett and Marcus Horner of Mountain Home, Staci (Brady) Duckett of Melbourne, Sarah Campbell and Colby Morgan of Jonesboro, Brittany Bennett of Ravenden Springs, and Buck Campbell of Melbourne; great-grandchildren, Baron and Ellie Baugh of Jonesboro and Brylynn and Nash Duckett of Melbourne; brother, Donnie Cox of Kansas City, MO; sister, Suzie Allen of Kansas City, MO; and many other relatives and friends.

All services will be in the chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.  Visitation will be Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 6-8 PM.  Funeral Service will be Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 2 PM with Joshua Dement and Hampton Owens officiating.  Burial will follow in Janes Cemetery.

Honored to serve as Pallbearers are Joe Cartwright, Jason Nelson, Chris Godsey, Timmy Godsey, Derek Martin, Sam McIntare, and Bobby Owens.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

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