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“I am so very sorry we weren't able to visit and be with you, but please know that you and the family have been in our prayers. Love you lots. ❣ ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Cissy & Warren Treadaway - LA

“Offering prayers for a fallen Soldier. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Barry Jarreau - Donaldsonville

“Peggy,I'm so sorry for your loss. I didn't know Doc well, but when I did see ya'll at your home, it seems to me he loved you very much. I know his...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: alice normand - baker, LA

“Doc always had a friendly smile that revealed what a wonderful person he was. Sissy joins me in expressing our deepest sympathy to the family. We...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: John Bateman - Baton Rouge, LA

“Mrs.Peggy : I am so sorry to learn of the passing of Mr. John. The good Lord will get you through these times. I only met Mr. John one time. I knew...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Dean Croft - Pride, LA

“I've known Doc since I was 8 years old. My parents built a house just across the street. I could spend hours telling stoirie about our ventures and...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jim Moody - Sevierville, TN

“I am so saddened by the loss of my friend Doc. I will miss his posts on Facebook about so many things. Because his dad and my dad had a long...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Dennis Peevy - Lexington, KY

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John A. "Doc" Cox II, of Independence, Louisiana, passed away at his home on Monday, June 10, 2019, at the age of 72. He was born on August 16, 1946, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the son of the late John Andrew Cox and Frances Letitia Cazedessus Cox. Doc was a U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam War. He was an avid duck hunter and loved to fish.

Doc is survived by his wife of almost 25 years, Peggy Jo Cox; daughter, Poppy Cox White (John); grandchildren, Ashley Elizabeth White and Luke Andrew White; siblings, Shelby Cox Conti (Bill) and Van L. Cox (Jan); step children, Bo Reed (Brigid), Cinamon Streva, and Christian Reed (Candice); step grandchildren, Virginia, Adrienne, Kyle, Reed, Anna Brooks, Lucy, William, and John Christian; step great grandson, Karter; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Family and friends will be received at Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, 620 3rd St, Independence, Louisiana 70443, on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 9:00 am until the Funeral Mass begins at 10:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens Development Fund, 3796 Nicholson Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70802,

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