E. Gordon Cox, 91, Warriors Mark, died peacefully Sunday at his residence.
He was born in Loretto to Elwood D. and Orlee (Davis) Cox. On August 31, 1956, he married Betty Jane Harshberger in Virginia. She survives.
Along with his spouse of 66 years, he’s survived by a son, Scott Cox and spouse, Maria Grajewski; daughters, Cindy Noel and husband, Eric and Paula Dorminy and husband, Jim, all of Warriors Mark; grandchildren: Cheri Stroll, JD Dorminy, Jake Dorminy and Dema Noel; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in demise by a nephew, Rocky Miller; and a sister, Beverly L. Cox.
Gordon graduated in 1949 from the Mark-Franklin Warriors College and served within the US Air Power from 1950 to 1954 through the Korean battle as a gunner within the 334th Fighter Squadron. He was a farmer all his life.
He had an avid curiosity in navy and aviation historical past and was a previous member of the Tyrone Space College Board. He was a member of Spruce Creek United Methodist Church and was a person of agency opinion and shrewdness.
Pals might be acquired from 6:00 to eight:00 p.m., Tuesday, October four, 2022, on the Bruce E. Cox Funeral Residence, 3784 Warriors Mark Path, Warriors Mark, and from midday till the time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at Warriors Mark United Methodist Church. A funeral service might be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Warriors Mark United Methodist Church, 1840 Heart Line Street, Warriors Mark, with Pastor David Poole officiating. Interment with navy honors will comply with at Burket Cemetery, Warriors Mark.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions could also be made to the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Heart, 2907 Nice Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602 or to Grane Hospice Care, 115 Union Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.