Stephen Dean “Stebo” Cox II, 35, of Gainestown died Dec. 13, 2012.
He was born April 22, 1977. He was a pipefitter/ welder for KBR in the construction industry.
Survivors include his father and step-mother, Stephen Dean Sr. and Elizabeth Danyell Cox, Gainestown; his mother, Natina Whitehead, Lakeland, FL; one brother, Joshua Cox (Kimberly Wallace), Gainestown; one daughter, Tayla Cox, Auburndale, FL; one grandfather, Edward (Sharon) Hagan, Polk City, FL; one grandmother, Nancy Milling, Lakeland, FL; one sister, Ciara (Wayne) Blount, Fort Mill, S.C.
He was preceded in death by a son, Austin Cox; grandparents, Hubert Cox and Elizabeth Cox.
The service was Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. at Jones Chapel Congregational Methodist Church in Alma with Rev. Jeff Lohrstorfer officiating.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.