Olivia Cox dies on April 5 | SummitDaily.com

Olivia Cox dies on April 5

Olivia Cox

Olivia (Libby) Cox, 72, of Treasure Island, Fla., passed away suddenly on April 5. She will always be remembered as a giving person who loved to cook for others. She never met a stranger. She was born in Culpepper, Va., and at the age of 17 she met and married the love of her life LTDR Larry Gene Cox. They were happily married for 35 years. She was the first woman to sell used cars in the U.S. and did so for 7 years. She then became a stockbroker and trained under Vince Lombardi. In order to spend more time with her family she began selling commercial appliances for Sears for 16 years. In retirement she became a ski instructor for beginners in Breckenridge, which she dearly loved. She taught skiing for 14 years up until the day she passed away. She also worked for Publix as a bagger in Treasure Island, also known by Olivia as “The Penthouse.” She is survived by sons, Larry Gene Cox Jr; Mark Allen Cox; daughter, Cindy Lynn Cox; three grandchildren and loving family and friends. She was buried in Pensacola, Fla., at Berankus Cemetery with her husband. In lieu of flowers, donate to LTDR Larry Cox Scholarship Fund, c/o GW Jones Bank, PO Box 246, Marcellus, Mi 49067. She will forever live on in every heart that loved her.

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