05/04/206 – 12/22/2012
Drake Gideon Cox 6 of Fountain Green, UT passed away December 22, 2012 from injuries incurred in a sledding accident. Drake was born May 4, 2006 in Nephi, UT to Curtis William and Samantha Jo Nielsen Cox. He was welcomed into the family by his brother Gage McCoy Cox. Drake is very affectionate and remarkable boy with a witty sense of humor. Drake loves school and playing with his brother, cousins and friends. Drake and Gage are inseparable and are always together. His favorite times are spent with his family, birthdays and holiday celebrations and liked to ask “who’s coming to the party?” Family movie nights are always a special occasion that has to include popcorn. He loves his Mohawk hair cut and when mom combs it different, he says it looks goofy and changes it back. He loves to help his mom and dad, he says everyday, “This is the best day ever!” Everyday with Drake is the best day ever! He enjoys the vacations to Disneyland and the beach in California, swimming and spending time with his family. Drake loves collecting things and wrapping them, giving them as gifts with attached notes saying “I Love You.” Survived by his parents, Curtis William Cox and Samantha Jo Cox, Fountain Green, UT; brother, Gage McCoy Cox, Fountain Green, UT; grandparents, Jay and Julie Nielsen, Moroni, UT; Jill Nielsen, Murray, UT; Mark and Cheryl Cox, Moroni, UT; great grandparents, Earl Nielsen, Moroni, UT; Buford and Ellie Scott, Luling, TX; Blanche H. Cox, St. George, UT; Joyce Alder, Manti, UT; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by great grandparents, Dorothy Nielsen; Elliott Cox; Lyle Alder. Funeral services will be Thursday December 27, 2012 at 12:00 noon in the Moroni LDS Stake Center. Friends may call Thursday from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at the church prior to services. Interment in the Fountain Green City Cemetery.