COX, BILLY LEE, 83, of Miami passed away suddenly on Sunday, March 3rd. He was one of 3 children born to Levi and Fanny Cox of Ripley, WV; Bill moved to Miami after the service where he found his true loves, boating and fishing. He went to work for the Fuchs Baking Company (Holsum Bread) where he stayed until his retirement; It was at Holsum he met his wife of 40 years, Barbara. They were inseparable until her death in 2017. He is survived by his daughter, Brenda E. Smith (Byron); Granddaughters Ashlee Casarino (Philip) and Tracee M. Smith; Great Granddaughters (the loves of his life) Kaylee and Kaycee Casarino; Brother-in-law Robbie Futch and many nieces and nephews, as well as all his neighbors.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2019 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. with a Service at 3:00 p.m. at Stanfill Funeral Home, 10545 S. Dixie Highway, Miami, Florida 33156. In lieu of flowers donations should be made in Bill’s name to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 and/or your local animal shelter.
Donations may be made to:
Shriners Hospital for Children
2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL 33607
Your Local Animal Shelter