JD Cox, 85, died Friday March 27, 2020 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal. He was born on August 30, 1934 to DB & Jessie Cox in Tulsa, OK. He married Kay Howell April 4, 1956 at Clayton, N.M. She survives. He graduated from Liberal High School where he lettered in sports. He was honorably discharged from the Navy after serving for four years. He retired from Nash Finch after 40 years. He was an accomplished horse trainer & cowboy. He was passionate about coaching & participating in youth sports and he ran the Liberal Youth Center for several years. He was an avid golfer with numerous hole in ones. He loved animals and always had a dog with him whether in his golf cart or truck. He served his community as a reserved police officer for multiple years. Survivors include three sons, Jay Cox, Joe Cox & Steve Cox. daughter-in-law Tonya Helker Cox; grandchildren, Tanner Cox and wife Kelsey, Courtney Cox Burkey and husband Troy, Jaeger Cox and wife Denise Cox, DR. Kaily Cox, Jaerzen Cox. and Brogan Burkey, Vivian Burkey, Cambrie Cox. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of JD Cox please visit our Sympathy Store.