Arthur “Ottie” A. Cox of West Grove

Arthur “Ottie” A. Cox, 77, of West Grove, died Thursday, Dec. 23, at his residence. He was the husband of Judy Wayne Cox, with whom he shared 54 years of marriage.

Arthur A. Cox

Born in West Grove, he was the son of the late Orville Cox and the late Alice Hipkins Cox.

He was a locksmith, working at the University of Delaware, retiring in 1991 after 30 years of service.

Mr. Cox was an Eagles and Phillies fan and enjoyed watching NASCAR. In earlier years he played baseball and racquetball. He loved being with his family, and their trips to the mountains. He also enjoyed, along with his son, entering their tractor in the John Deere tractor pull competition.

He was a member of the Hockessin VFW and the Rough & Tumble Waterloo Boys.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Dawn Cox of West Grove; one son, Kevin West and his wife Rose of Casa Grande, Ariz.; one sister, Joan Gresham of Vero Beach, Fla., and one grandson, Steven West.

He was predeceased by one brother, Bill Cox, and one sister, Grace McLimans.

His services and burial will be private.

To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

Arrangements by the Foulk Funeral of West Grove, West Grove.

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