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Commodore William Cox Jr.

January 10, 1957 ~ October 13, 2018 (age 61)

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Commodore William “Bill” Cox Jr. of Fairview Heights, IL, born on January10, 1957 in Birmingham, AL, died on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Bethesda Village Nursing Home, St. Louis, Missouri.

Commodore was employed as a baker for the Pillsbury Bakery Co. Hazelwood, MO. He was a loyal member and the chief Shop Steward of Bakers’ BCTGM Local #4, Earth City, Mo.  He was also a member of the VFW Post 1117 Mens’ Auxiliary, Caseyville, IL. Karaoke was one of his passions.

He was preceded in death by his parents Commodore William Cox Sr. and his mother Mona Georgina, nee Fontanez, Cox Sr., his sister Ida Dunn.

Bill is survived by his daughter Alexis (Joseph) Stell of Waterloo, Il; his grandchildren, Aidan Stell, Alexander Stell, and Adelaide Stell; his sister Dianna (Ron) Trigg; his stepmother, Mary Ann Cox; and many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, IL.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Kassly Mortuary Chapel  Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL with Msgr William McGee officiating. Interment will be in Lakeview Memorial Garden, Fairview Heights, IL.






 Service Information

October 17, 2018

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kassly Mortuary
9900 St. Clair Avenue
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208

Funeral Service
October 18, 2018

11:00 AM
Kassly Mortuary
9900 St. Clair Avenue
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208

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