H. Wayne Cox, loving husband, father, grand-father and great-grandfather, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the age of 91.
Wayne, as he was known to all, was born on August 19, 1926 in Smithville, Texas and graduated from Texas A & M in 1947. He served in the U. S. Navy and was a WWII veteran.
He was married to his lifelong friend and love Virginia Cox for 69 years. They raised their family in Fort Stockton. At the age of 67, they moved to San Antonio and joined Alamo Heights United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jenny and is survived by daughter, Cathy Cox Cavender; son Dr. B. W. Cox, DDS and wife Jane; five grandchildren: Audrey Cox, Elizabeth Borrelli and husband, Nick; William Byrd Cavender III and wife, Amanda; Henry Wayne “Hank” Cavender; Tod Middleton Cavender; three great-grandchildren: Roman and Ryder Borrelli, Poppy Cavender and due in April, Byrdie Cavender. He will be remembered as a “kind, soft spoken dignified man that made this world a better place”.
The family would like to thank the Brookdale staff on Basse Road; Dr. Paul Smith, Dr. Joyce Theard, Ms. Mindy Fuller and most especially Beverly Servantez and Latasha Owens for their special friendship and care.