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Cox, Keith Ian Vincent

Keith Ian Vincent Cox, of Jonesboro, was born on May 20, 1956, in Siparia, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies. He was the first of five children. Keith migrated to the United States at age 12, and lived in Brooklyn, N.Y. for most of his adult life. He was an employee of Trans World Airlines (TWA) and American Airlines for a combined 25 years of service. Keith was an outstanding athlete, and excelled in golf, swimming, skating, bowling, and handball. He enjoyed playing field hockey with the New York Field Hockey Club, along with his father and brothers. His skills in field hockey allowed him to travel the world, and participate in several competitions. Keith is survived by his dedicated mother, Ms. Elaine Cox; brothers, Harold Neil, Rawle, Larry; sister Joanne and two children, Chanelle and Stephan. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, July 11, at 10 a.m., at Saint Philip Benizi Catholic Church, with Father John Koziol, OFM Conv. officiating. Internment will be at Camp Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 10, from 3 p.m., to 5 p.m., at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700.