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James Jim Cox
Retired sheet metal business owner
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James “Jim” Cox, entered into rest on March 18, 2011 in Manteca, California. He was born on May 25, 1935 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Otis and Ethel Cox in Elk City, Oklahoma. He was 75 years old.

 Mr. Cox is survived by his loving wife of 42 years Alma Cox. His beloved children are Aaron Parker of Manteca, Janette Cox of Sunnyvale, Pam Speake of Tracy and Jonathan Cox of Sana Clara. He was blessed with 9 grandchildren; Jeremy, Jamie, Dustin, Nicole, Jenna, Amanda, Matthew, Michael, and Patricia. In addition Jim has 5 great-great grandchildren who he adored.

 Jim own and operated J.C. Precision Sheet Metal in Union City. He retired after 35 years in the industry. Jim was a humble man who loved to talk. He enjoyed the outdoors; golfing, fishing working in his yard, skiing, camping with his family and boating. He also enjoyed a great game of bowling. He loved a great joke as he had a wonderful sense of humor. He was extremely proud of his family supporting them in all they set forth in doing. Jim enjoyed eating; whether it was trying a new recipe from his wife or going out to dinner to one of their favorite restaurants Jim always enjoyed the company of eating and socializing. Jim was exceptionally proud of being able to assist financially with the start up of Cornerstone Community Church of Manteca. Today Cornerstone stands as an extremely prominent church due to his tremendous generosity. Jim felt that enriching lives of others through the church was an incredibly rewarding experience which in turn these lives will continue to be blessed from generation to generation. Jim will be remembered for his family man values and his deep love that he had for others. He will be missed.  

Mr. Cox’s services are being handled by P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home of Manteca. A service will be held in his honor on Tuesday March 22, 2011 at 11 a.m. at P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home 290 N. Union Road, Manteca. He will be laid to the following day March 23, 2011 at 1p.m. at Sacramento Veterans National Cemetery in Dixon, Ca. An online guest book is available for special messages and condolences at   
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Sunday, March 20, 2011