Graveside services for Richie Lee Cox, 64, of Claremore, OK, were held Friday, January 7, 2022, at Rest Haven Cemetery in Sperry, OK. Charles Kerley officiated. Casket bearers were Cory Cox, David Dennis, Sandford Craig, Jacob Hogan, Alex Altman, and Deion Jackson. Honorary Casket Bearers were Owen Campbell, Willis Campbell, Jerry Beatty, Dennis Beasley, Dale Heath, Jim Sublet, Frank Davis and Dale Cook.
Richie was born November 19, 1957, in Tulsa, OK, to Billie Lee Cox and Anna Mae (Kerley) Cox Rinehart. He passed away January 4, 2022, in Tulsa, OK.
Early in Richie’s life he was an instructor at a Martial Arts program that he helped establish, which eventually became Apollo’s Karate. He later became a real estate investor. He found great joy in music. Richie lived a great life through his hard work, spiritual and faith beliefs. Richie always had wonderful stories to tell about his many travels. He was a great father, husband, best friend, and mentor.
He is survived by his wife, Sherri Cox; sons, Cory Lee Cox and David Michael Dennis; grandchildren, Anna, Kaitlyn, and Michael Dennis; sister, Kayce Cox Dye; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Cox; mother, Anna Mae (Kerley) Rinehart; and brother, Robin Cox.
Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.
Online condolences to the family can be made at johnsonsperry.com.