Allen Goldsmith Cox

Allen G. Cox died Feb. 29, 2020, in hospice care arranged by Bishop’s Glen Assisted Living Facility in Daytona Beach, Fla. He was 94.

A longtime Mattituck resident, he was the son of Edgar and Ethel (Hazard) Cox. He was a World War II Army veteran, and received the Purple Heart after being wounded on Dec. 13, 1944, during the Rhineland Campaign in France.

Before retiring to Florida, he worked for Crabtree-O’Keefe Chevrolet-Oldsmobile in Riverhead. He was an avid boater out of Mattituck Creek Inlet.

Predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Jean (Brown), his brothers, Benjamin, Robert, Wilbur and Vernon, and sisters, Doris Wolbert and Anna Cheshire, he is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements were handled by Dale Woodward Funeral Home in Florida. A local, private memorial will be finalized when the COVID-19 situation allows.