Rutledge Eugene Cox, Sr.

  • Born: January 16, 1924
  • Died: April 18, 2019
  • Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina

J. Henry Stuhr Downtown Chapel

232 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Tel. (843) 723.2524

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Rutledge by adding your memories and photos.

Rutledge Eugene Cox, Sr., 95, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Inez Spalviero Cox entered into eternal rest Thursday, April 18, 2019. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street at 12:00 p.m. Entombment, Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday one hour prior to the service.

Rutledge was born January 16, 1924 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Nathaniel Cox and Edith Vaird Cox. He was a graduate of Murray Vocational High School and served in the U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marines. Rutledge retired as Pipe Fitter from the Charleston Naval Shipyard.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Inez; three sons: Rutledge Eugene Cox, Jr. (Alicia), Randall Wayne Cox, Sr. (Laura) and Raymond G. Cox; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Edward Cox and Arthur Cox; and three sisters: Louise Mallard, Ernestine Elsey and Clemmie Warren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter, 2090 Executive Hall Road, Suite 130, Charleston, SC 29407.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My family and I are thinking of you during this sad time. A hug for Raymond and Randy. A handshake for Ruddy from my hubby, John Seiler. Old memories guys. Gay and I took a ride to Harbor View just this Friday. Our thoughts and love to you folks

Posted by Patricia Tedder Seiler Seiler - SUMMERVILLE, SC - Friend   April 21, 2019

Posted by A friend   April 20, 2019

I know what you are going through right now is very difficult. I am truly sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest and most sincere condolences and may the soul of your father Rest In Peace.

Posted by Rick Brandon - Hendersonville, TN   April 20, 2019

I'm deeply saddened to hear of my beloved uncle's passing. I'm sitting in my home this morning and thinking about all the memories that I have with Uncle Rutledge and my Father. My very sincere thoughts and prayers are with you guys during this time. Please don't hesitate to contact me if I can help in any way. I love you guys.

Posted by Albert Cox - Jekyll Island, GA   April 20, 2019

Kathy and I are praying for the Cox family. May God hold you all in His loving embrace during this very difficult time.

Posted by David MacDougall - Charleston, SC - Family Friend   April 19, 2019

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