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Baby Child 08


Matthew "Matty" Lee Cox Jr

October 3, 2012 ~ January 28, 2019 (age 6)

Matthew "Matty" Lee Cox Jr.   6

of Kenton


A Celebration of Life for Matthew "Matty" Lee Cox Jr. Saturday, February 2nd starting at 2:00 p.m. at The Faith Baptist Church, 402 E Forest Road, Kenton, Ohio 43326. Immediate Family arriving at 1.Visiting time for everyone following ceremony. The Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton is assisting the family with arrangements. 

He died Monday, January 28, 2019 at his residence. He was born on October 3, 2012 in Delaware, Ohio to Matthew Lee Cox Sr. and Rhiannon Goddard, both of Kenton. 

Also surviving are 2 sisters; Riley Goddard, Alexus Cox, a brother; Jacob Phipps, Maternal grandparents; Penny Allee of Richwood, David Allee of Springfield, Missouri, Paternal Grandparents; Becky (J.R.) Cronkleton of Middleburg, Heather (Jake Burgbacher) Cox of Kenton, Maternal Great-Grandparents; Beatty Karnes of TX, Paternal Great-Grandparents; Ann (Jim) Heizer of Forest, Delmar (Tempa) Cox of West Liberty, Vikkie (George) Searson of Lagrange, KY, Jack (Alayna) Hess of Columbia, South America, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death  by his paternal grandfather; Dean Cox.

Matty was a kindergartener at Kenton Elementary. He was a talkative, outgoing, friendly little boy who never knew a stranger and loved to help people however he could. He loved to play, especially with his Lego's, Ninja Turtles and his Dogs. He also enjoyed going on trips to the planetarium and Boonshaft Museum, where he could learn about science and the planets. He will be dearly missed by his family.

In lieu of flowers, Mom and Dad are asking everyone to write down their favorite memories of Matty for them to have as keepsakes.

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