Dee Arden Cox, 79, Alton, died Saturday, April 18, 2020, at Parkview Care Center, Osborne.


He was born Aug. 22, 1940, in Alton to Francis (Thompson) and Charles Cox.


He was a farmer. He served in the U.S. Air Force as an Airman 2nd Class from 1961 to 1965.


Survivors include two sons, James Cox, Newton and David Cox, Wichita; a daughter, Christine Dvorak, Garden City; two sisters, JoAnn Putnam, Downs and Mary McKay, San Antonio; and five grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie in 1915.


Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Sumner Cemetery, Alton.


Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Clark-Gashaw Chapel, Osborne.


Memorials are suggested to Alton Pride in care of Clark-Gashaw Mortuary, Osborne.


Condolences can be sent to the family at www.clarkgashaw.com