Farming Rural 07

Philip Craven Cox

June 25, 1956 ~ September 10, 2021 (age 65)


Philip Craven Cox, 65, of Coleridge, died Friday, September 10, 2021 at his residence.

Funeral Services, 11 AM, Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Concord United Methodist Church, Ramseur.

Officiating, Rev. Sam Harris, Pastor Chris Wood.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Philip was a native of Randolph County and a lifelong resident of Coleridge. He was a member of Concord United Methodist Church and was the caretaker of the church cemetery for 20 years. Philip enjoyed cattle farming, riding motorcycles "barefooted", coaching softball, baseball, and basketball, and was an avid dove hunter and fisherman. He was owner and operator of Cox Construction Company. Philip loved his family which included his loving dog Sally. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Clarice Craven Cox, brother, James "Jimmie" Cox.

Survivors: wife, Diane Jessup Cox, of the home, daughter, Caroline Cox, of Coleridge, sons, Travis Cox, and wife, Melissa, of Coleridge, Craig Cox, of Coleridge, sister, Nancy Lou Frye, and husband, Dale, of Carthage, brother, Dwayne Cox, of Cary, grandchildren, Cody Cox, Craven Cox, Charlie Cox.

Visitation, 6 PM to 8 PM, Monday, Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Memorials may be made to Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Marcelle Murray, 4194 Riverside Rd., Ramseur, NC 27316.


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September 13, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Loflin Funeral Home and Cremation Services
147 COLERIDGE RD./P. O. Box 525
Ramseur, NC 27316

Funeral Service
September 14, 2021

11:00 AM
Concord United Methodist Church
6009 Concord Church Rd.
Ramseur, NC 27316


Concord United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund
C/0 Marcelle Murray, 4194 Riverside Road, Ramseur NC 27316

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