Douglas P. Cox
1930 ∼ 2019
Douglas Paul Cox, 89 of Hyannis died September 1, peacefully surrounded by those he loved. He was born May 14, 1930 in Medford MA. He is a graduate of Medford High School and Burdette College in Boston.
He proudly served his country in the Army during which he fought in Korea. After active duty he served in the Army reserves for many years. He had a long career in the office equipment field both as a business owner and as a district sales manager for Olivetti and Canon. For many years he was active in the Lions Club and the VFW. In retirement he enjoyed his Cape Cod lifestyle, winters in Puerto Rico, Caribbean island travel and a cruise anywhere.
Doug is survived by loving life partner of 38 years Elizabeth “Betsy” Davis. He also leaves his son Jeffrey Davis and his wife Pennie, his granddaughter Stephanie Davis and grandson Timothy Davis; son David Cox and grandchildren Brian & Lauren; son Stephen Cox and grandchildren Kyla Novenger, Kirstin Cox and Samantha Cox and three great grandchildren.
Doug loved his English Springer Spaniels and was an active member of the Eastern English Springer Spaniel Club where he watched them show and was always on hand to help at club events.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 6 from 10am – 12 noon at Morris, O’Connor & Blute Funeral Home, 678 Main St. Harwich Center. Burial will follow at 2 pm at Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.