RALPH H. COX, 80 of Weirton, WV passed away Tuesday January 19, 2021 at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. He was born April 29, 1940 in Steubenville, OH. The son of the late William Harold Cox and Marie Edna Bell Cox.
Ralph was a member of Christ United Methodist Church; Over the hill golf gang. In earlier years, Ralph had been active with Dapper Dan, Junior Achievement, coaching of basketball and baseball, founding member of the midget football association, and an umpire for baseball, referee of girls volleyball. He retired as Editor in the Public Relations Department of Weirton Steel Corp.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Lois May Priest Cox; daughter, Ann Marie Gonzales (Arthur) of Auburn, AL; son, William Earl Cox (Lynn) of Guyton, GA; 9 grandchildren, Zachary, Jeremy, Aaron, Jacob, and Benjamin Gonzales, Jarod, Ethan, Cohen, and Crista Cox; great grandson Brantley.
Visitation will be Friday January 22, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until time of the funeral/committal services at 12:00 p.m. at STEEL & WOLFE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV with Jeffrey Sayre Jr. presiding. Interment will follow at New Cumberland Cemetery. www.steelandwolfe.com.