Delbert Lane Cox Sr. 68, of Brookston, Texas went to be with the love of his life on June 8th, 2021.
Delbert was born on November 11th, 1952 to Lester and Reva Cox in Valencia, Kansas.
Delbert served in the United States Army as a Tank Mechanic in Germany from July 1973 to July 1976. He received the Army Accommodation Award in 1976.
Delbert married Peggy Powell on September 2nd, 1978 in San Antonio, Texas. He served as the Brookston VFD Fire Chief for more than 10 years.
Delbert is survived by his children, Delbert Cox Jr. & wife Gidget of Brookston, TX, Patti Giguere & husband Shawn of Detroit, TX, Dwane Cox & wife Amanda of Biardstown, TX, Darren Cox & wife Whitney of Brookston, TX, and Dustin Cox & wife Jessica of Blossom, TX; grandchildren, Brooklyn Golightly, Canyon Foster, Ashlyn Cox, Hunter Cox, Lilly Smith, Kaylee and Victoria Giguere, Keaton and Korbin Cox, Courtney and Presley Cox, Jaycee and Dakotah Cox; great-grandchild, Everlyn Golightly; siblings, Danny Cox and Donald Cox of San Antonio, TX; family friends, Berry Peek, Powell Nicholson, Daniel Minshew, and Chris Cobb.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Peggy Cox; brother, Derrell Cox; sister, Pandora (Pam) Odom; grandchildren, Destinee Cox and Ethan Cox.
The family will host a family and friends visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday, June 11th, 2021, at Delbert’s residence at 91 County Road 24705 West in Brookston, Texas.
Online condolences may be sent to the Cox family at www.fry-gibbs.com