Bobby Joe Cox, 68, passed away on June 13, 2021 at Duke Regional Hospital.

A visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Wilkerson Funeral Home, Reidsville, North Carolina, followed by a funeral service beginning at 6 p.m. The Revs. Wayne Moore and Harvey Spencer will be officiating the service.

Bobby was born in Halifax County to the late Lacy Matthews Cox and Anna Penny Baker Cox.

Along with his parents, a sister, Shirley Soloman, and brother, Tommy Cox, also preceded him in death.

He was a veteran of the US Navy and a retiree of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. He enjoyed playing bluegrass and gospel music and various musical instruments.

Survivors are his wife, Penny Betterton Cox; step-daughter Stephanie Walker and husband Matt; stepson Jimmy Foster and wife Jessica; grandchildren Avy Walker, Cami Walker, Mikayla Foster and Jaxtyn Foster; brother Homer Cox; and sisters Betty Wall and Ann Cox Woody.