Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Roy Cox

Roy William Cox, Jr.

November 15, 1925
Houston, TX

November 25, 1985
Bellaire, TX

Lamar High School - Houston (High School)
1942-43 University of Texas (College)
1943-44 University of Texas (College)
1945-46 University of Texas (College)
1946-47 University of Texas (College)
1947-48 Houston Mavericks (PBLA)

Born to Roy and Martha Cox in Houston, Cox went to Texas and was a member of the short-lived Mavericks. He later was a teacher and coach for the Houston Independent School District. Cox served in the U.S. Army during World War 2.

He married Nelda Birdwell (1928-2013) in 1947 and they had three sons and a daughter.

Longview News-Journal, November 27, 1985


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