Keith Allen Cox

Keith Allen Cox, 22, of Ravenswood, W.Va., passed away on Nov. 23, 2013, in Ravenswood.

He was born on March 18, 1991, in Parkersburg.

He was a self-employed mechanic. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Ravenswood. He graduated in 2009 from Ravenswood High School. He enjoyed playing soccer, skiing and bicycling, and he loved the mountains of West Virginia. He spent hours with his dad working on their Subarus.

Surviving are his parents, Tim and Denise Cox; sister, Tracy Nicole Cox; and paternal grandmother, Dorothy Cox, all of Ravenswood; and several uncles, aunts, cousins and many friends. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Frank and Dorothy Smirz; paternal grandfather, Charles Cox; brother, Bryan Matthew; and sister, Elaine Nicole.

A Celebration of Life service will be 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at First United Methodist Church, Ravenswood, W.Va., with Rev. Shauna Hyde officiating. Friends may visit the family from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the church. Immediately following Keith’s Celebration of Life, the family invites everyone to join them for fellowship at the Fellowship Hall at the church.

Donations may be made in Keith’s memory in honor of Keith’s love for his brother, Bryan, to Jackson County Special Olympics, c/o Frank Nester, 76 Forest Cliff Drive, Ravenswood, WV 26164.

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