Mr. Kenneth "Leon" Cox, 82, of Dalton, passed away Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.
He was the son of the late Earl Thomas Cox and Bonnie Gowin Cox and was preceded in death by his sister, Edna.
Leon was retired from the U.S. Postal Service, was choir director at many churches and sang on the gospel broadcast for many years on WBLJ radio along with the Gospel Broadcast Trio.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Delores Lewis Cox of Dalton; son and daughter-in-law, Kenton and Nancy Cox of Snellville; daughter and son-in-law, Karmon and Scott Suits of Varnell; grandchildren, Trevor Suits and Merrily Suits; sister and brother-in-law, Selva and Odell Cochran of Tunnel Hill; brother and sister-in-law, Perry and Doris Cox of Rocky Face; nieces and nephews.
Services for Leon are Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with Pastor Donald Cantrell officiating.
Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The family requests that flowers be omitted and memorials be made to Antioch Baptist Church, P.O. Box 2103, Dalton, GA 30722-2103.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.
Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton, is in charge of arrangements.
Published on September 14, 2017