YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Kenneth A. Cox, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 30, 2023.  

He was born in Chicago, Illinois December 30, 1943 and was the oldest of five children.  

Kenny lived a long adventurous life. He enjoyed traveling and camping. He loved spending time with his wife, Beverly and their children and 18 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  

Kenny was a truck driver for Roadway Express for 31 years in Akron, Ohio before being transferred to Toledo, Ohio. He was transferred to Youngstown, Ohio in 1992 and retired in 2005. He enjoyed a three year hiatus after which he continued his transportation career driving school bus for Boardman and Campbell Schools retiring in 2015.  

He was a big fan of the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Steelers.  

Kenny is survived by his wife and love of his life, Beverly of 33 years and his siblings, Ronnie (Joyce) Cox of Canton, Sandee (Dan) Carroll of Florida, Brenda (Dennis) Goad of Missouri and Ray Cox of Akron. He is also survived by his children, Barb (Steve) Sparks of Toledo, Craig (Jen) Dunn of Pennsylvania, Russ (Candace) Dunn of Youngstown and Michael (Frank) Dunn of Texas. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, Robbie, Kenny, Steven, Breanna, Tommy, Erika, Desiree, Spencer, Avari, Joey, Maddie, Marleah, Payden, Frank and Willa, and great-grandchildren, Aiden, Carson and Octavia.

Kenny is preceded in death by his son, Jeffery Cox; his father, Paul Cox and his mother, Betty McClurg. 

Calling hours will be Tuesday September 5, 2023, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, 3100 Canfield Road, Youngstown, Ohio.

A going home service will be Wednesday, September 6, 2023. Viewing will be at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home followed by a 1:00 p.m. service given by his brother, Ronnie and his grandson, Payden. 

Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Boardman

A television tribute will air Sunday, September 3, at the following approximate times: 6:27 p.m. on WYTV and 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.