Harold Bocox, 86, of Ashdown, AR passed away May 17, 2013 in a local hospital. Mr. Bocox was born February 18, 1927 in Arden, AR. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of WWII; he retired from RRAD and Commercial Storage; he was a member of Central Baptist Church, Ashdown, AR; Masonic Lodge in Ashdown, AR; and a member of the Eastern Star.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Marylou Sehon; and a brother, Roger Bocox.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Bocox, of Ashdown AR; daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and Jack Smith of Brandon, MS and Martha and John Gay of New Boston, TX; son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Diane Bocox of Creston, CA; brother, Raymond Bocox of Texarkana, AR; grandchildren, Shannon Shipp of Dekalb, TX, Jennifer Moyer of Kennesaw, GA, Lana Easterling of Brandon, MS, Autumn Dawson of Texarkana, TX and Amy Cook of Kosciusko, MS; 18 great grandchildren; and special cousins, Joe and Betty Ward of Texarkana, AR.
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013 at East Funeral Home – Downtown with Ron Chesser and Don Embry officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park under the direction of East Funeral Home – Downtown.
Family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the funeral home.
Online tributes may be made at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.