Timothy Cox

Wood River |

Timothy D. Cox 70 of Wood River, Illinois passed away peacefully on May 16th, 2024.

Tim was born on Nov. 14, 1953, in Alton to his parents, the late Clifford "Wayne" Cox and Thelma "Lorraine" Cox.

He is survived by his wife and best friend, Janet (Davis) Cox and his beloved brother and sister-in-law Dave (Cyndi) Cox of Encinitas, CA.

Tim was a much-loved brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many.

Besides his parents, Tim is preceded in death by his in-laws, Jim and Elvera Davis, grandparents Floyd and Beulah Cox, Morris and Edith Knutsen and very dear friend and brother-in-law Sam Titsworth.

After serving in the US Air Force, Tim had a career in Cartography and Geographic Information System (GIS) as an Analyst that spanned over 40 years at USGS Rolla, St Louis County and Metropolitan Sewer District. Tim also ran his own business Digital Cartographic Services (DCS) throughout 1990's.

There are too many wonderful things to say about Tim's amazing character, his remarkable intellect, his awesome musical talent and his love for music. Tim loved traveling and had a great affection for animals.

Anyone who was fortunate enough to know Tim, be it his band family from his days of playing music with Troupe or Second Wind, his co-workers or family, will be forever grateful. We will never forget the privilege of knowing this good, good man and what he added to our lives. We love you Tim.

The family wishes to thank two wonderful organizations, the ALS Foundation and Veterans Affairs, who were invaluable to Tim's care over the past year.

Memorials can be made to the ALS Foundation or Veterans Affairs

A celebration of life will be planned at a later date.

Professional services through Paynic Home for Funerals, with an online guestbook available at

Obit Provided By:
Paynic Home for Funerals

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