May 26, 2024

Bruce Alan Cox, 63, died Monday, May 15, 2017 in Dodge City.

He was born June 5, 1953 at Dodge City, Kansas, the son of Loren “Dale” & Dolores M. (Kirmer) Cox. Bruce spent most of his youth in Spearville, graduating from Spearville High School. After high school he worked on many harvesting crews and was a welder for Harsh of Dodge City. Bruce loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. His favorite pastimes were motorcycles, fishing, the Doctor’s Office Bar and the casino.

Survivors include: his 3 children, Bruce Colbert and wife Shelbey, Dodge City, Samantha Baldwin and husband Jeremy, Hays and Cristi Cox and fiancé Tanner, Wright; 2 brothers, Wayne Cox and wife Jane, Goodyear, Arizona and Mike Cox and wife Julie, Arlington, Texas; 2 sisters, Sandra Kohn and companion Jerry Hale and Krista Burkhart and husband Tom both of Cimarron and 5 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A gathering of family and friends will be Memorial Day Weekend at 11:00 am Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 800 W. Frontview, Dodge City. There will be no public visitation as cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the Bucklin Community Church, Bucklin, with Scott Tilley officiating. Private family inurnment will be at a later date.

Bruce was able to possibly help over 50 individuals by being an organ donor.

The family suggests memorials to the Bruce Cox Memorial Fund in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, Kansas 67801.