SAN ANGELO - Larry Emmitt Cox, 65, passed away on Monday, Sept. 24, 2007.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007 at Grape Creek Baptist Church officiated by Brad Winchester. Burial will follow in the Grape Creek Cemetery. Services are under direction of Shaffer Funeral Home.

Larry was born March 25, 1942, in Brown County, Texas. He started working in the oilfield with his father at the age of 14, working in the oilfield until 1996. In 1997, he went to work for Alamo Iron Works.

He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and son, who will be missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Dennis Cox.

Larry is survived by his wife of 44 years, Patricia Cox of Grape Creek; a son, Kevin Cox and wife, Shannon Cox, of Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Elicia Rankin and husband, John, of Grape Creek; his mother, Geraldine Cox of San Angelo; his grandchildren, Caroline and Carson Cox, of Atlanta, Ga. and Ethan and Sabrina Rankin of Grape Creek; and numerous brothers-in-law; a sister-in-law; and nieces and nephews.