Linwood Cox

September 1, 1955 ~ March 7, 2022 (age 66)


“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:” 2 Timothy 4:7

Linwood Cox was born in Wayne County on September 1, 1955, was born to the union of Robert Lee Cox Sr. and Annie Mae Braswell. He was the seventh of thirteen children. He departed this life on Monday March 7, 2022 at his residence.

Linwood (Beechie) graduated from Rosewood High School in 1974. He was employed at Dorothea Dix for 30 years and had his own business (Olde Raleigh Lawncare Service). His passion of providing care extended far beyond words and was shown with his primary concern of taking care of his mother Annie Mae and his brother Teddie. Linwood was a Trustee of St. Joseph FWB Church and a active member of the Gospel/Men’s Choir. Linwood was full of life and served the community well -a faithful and dedicated Servant. He enjoyed traveling the world, making ANNIE Mae’s famous candy, cooking, farming, fishing, lawncare and gardening.  His caring heart and sincere devotion to everyone was a blessing because he never met a stranger.

Linwood was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Cox, Sr.; three brothers, Robert Lee Cox Jr, Lawrence Cox Sr, and Donald Cox (Pauline).

Linwood leaves to cherish his memories with his Mother Annie Mae Cox of the home, Nine Siblings, Annie Cox Dawson of Goldsboro, Ronald Cox (Linda-Faye) of Knightdale, NC, Kenneth Cox (Willie Mae) of Fuquay-Varina, NC, James Randy Cox Sr. (late Mary-Lee) of Goldsboro, NC, Lonice Cox Holland (Edwin) of Goldsboro, NC John W. Cox (Lisa) of Goldsboro, NC, Eddie Cox (Karen) of Goldsboro, NC, Teddie Cox of Goldsboro, NC, Freddie Cox of South Carolina, three Aunts Rachel Moore, Margorie McKinney of Goldsboro, NC Viola Braswell of Philadelphia, one uncle Herbert Braswell of Goldsboro, NC. 

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March 14, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Apostle D.L. McIntyre Memorial Chapel MFH
1215 Royall Ave.
Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534

Funeral Service (Outdoor)
March 15, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Joseph FWB Church
280 Clairidge Nursery Rd.
Goldsboro, NC 27530

Interment Following Funeral Service

Barnes Family Cemetery
1108 Rosewood Rd.
Goldsboro, NC 27530

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