September 18, 1931 - October 16, 2015
John Coxsey, age 84, died October 16, 2015 of natural causes at home. John is survived by his wife of 46 years, Penne (Ward) Coxsey, his sister, Loretta Coxsey of Celina, four children: John A. Coxsey (Rhonda) of Azle, Darrell Coxsey (Paulette) of Mountain Springs, Carey Taylor of Temple, Christe Taylor of Denton, four grandchildren, four great-granddaughters, and one great-great-grandaughter. He was born on September 18, 1931 in Electra to Bill and Lillie (Patterson) Coxsey. Despite living many different places throughout his life, he always called Pilot Point his home. John was a Naval veteran of the Korean War, serving in the war zone aboard the USS General William Weigel from 1949 to 1951. He came home to a job at Continental Bakery and in 1956 he went to work as a firefighter. He retired from the Ft. Worth Fire Department 29 years later. Always the businessman, after retirement he made his living remodeling houses, owning car washes and laundromats, and was a City Councilman. He and his wife had a great love for Colorado where they traveled often and lived for a few years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Pilot Point. He was a farmer, cattle rancher, carpenter, painter, beekeeper, mechanic, and complete jack-of-all-trades. Celebration of life will be held Saturday, October 24th at First United Methodist Church of Pilot Point, 217 N. Church St. Visitation will be at 12 and the celebration service will be at 1pm. In lieu of flowers, John asked that donations be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607. To send a flower arrangement to the family of John Coxsey, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.
John Coxsey, age 84, died October 16, 2015 of natural causes at home. John is survived by his wife of 46 years, Penne (Ward) Coxsey, his sister, Loretta Coxsey of Celina, four children: John A. Coxsey (Rhonda) of Azle, Darrell Coxsey (Paulette)... View Obituary & Service Information
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