Cox, Randall "Randy" D.

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April 22, 1967 - December 19, 2017

Cox, Randall "Randy" D.

Randall (Randy) Darren Cox, passed away unexpectedly on December 19, 2017 at the age of 50.  He was born in Dallas, Texas and resided in Plano, Texas.

He attended Plano Senior High School and worked as President at Plans by Design, a family business.  He so enjoyed life and believed in living it to the fullest.  Cooking was an integral part of Randy’s life and it gave him great pleasure for others to enjoy the foods he prepared.  He had a passion for hockey, music, fishing, biking, and being outdoors.

Randy was a caring guy who would go to great lengths to help others.  He had a very witty sense of humor and always enjoyed making others laugh.  He made friends very easily and enjoyed meeting new people.  He was very compassionate towards animals and dogs in particular often participating in fundraising efforts to aid in the placement of rescue dogs.

Randy is survived by his beloved wife Melissa and dear daughter Britny, their only child; his mother JuDee Cox, father Neal Cox, sister Marci Crawford, brother-in-law Jason, brother Davin Cox, sister-in-law Melissa, mother-in-law Cynthia Carlson, father-in-law Neal Carlson, brother-in-law Wade and sister-in-law Rainee.  Nieces and nephews include, Taylor Ashcraft, Jostin Crawford, Colton Crawford and Annabelle Cox.

A Celebration of Life Memorial will be held at 1:00 P.M. on January 13, 2018 at Dr. Pepper StarCenter, 12700 N. Stemmons Freeway, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.

In lieu of flowers or other gifts please consider a donation to the ASPCA or animal rescue shelter of your choice in Randy’s memory.

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252

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Larry & Mary Williams

January 13, 2018 10:48AM

We send our heartfelt and caring condolences to Randy Cox family ! We always saw him filming the Penguins Hockey
Games,he was very nice and kind we will miss him! May God Bless his family during this Sorrowful time.
The Williams Family

Jane and Lovell Baker

January 11, 2018 4:57PM

Dear JuDee, Neal and family. We are so sad to learn of the tragic loss of your dear Randy. Please accept our sincere sympathy.

April Cate

January 11, 2018 10:33AM

Our hearts are saddened by a life lost too soon. I never had the pleasure of meeting him but if Randy was anything like his parents; he was loyal, hardworking, hilarious and very much dearly loved by all who knew him. Sending my deepest condolences and prayers for peace for you and your family.

Susan Goodman

January 10, 2018 9:55AM

I’m so sorry for your loss. My condolences to his parents whom I had the great pleasure of knowing and to his wife and children, and his extended family. He will be forever remembered by Jehovah.

Kelly Crockett

January 10, 2018 9:04AM

We have so many great memories with Randy. As teenagers, a lot of football playing on the east side of Plano, listening to “Kiss” on the way to school, & laughing at his crazy shenanigans. So sorry for this tremendous loss to his family

Char ledbetter

January 09, 2018 11:20PM

Neal and Judy. I was shocked to hear about your Randy. What a tragic loss for your family. I can’t begin to imagine what you all must be going through. I can only say my heart goes out to all of you. At times like this the new system can’t come quick enough. Please be assured of our warmest love. May Jehovah wrap you in his strong arms of comfort in your time of need.

Dan McBride

January 09, 2018 8:24PM

Randy was always a joy to be around and he will be greatly missed. I pray that Melissa, Britny and the rest of his loving family find strength during this time and that they can truly celebrate a life well lived. While the music he played through his phone on the juke box at The Lantern was not quite to my taste, it never took away from the times I enjoyed being in his presence.

Jennifer Chatelain

January 09, 2018 8:10PM

I am so blessed to have known Randy. We met through rescue and he and Melissa were always supportive of my rescue efforts. Many times they would be my saving grace even when I felt like I had nowhere else to turn. He was always smiling. Always laughing. Always there to help a friend in need. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten. I can only hope to find him again one day in heaven. Good people like Randy are rare and I'm blessed and so grateful to have had him for a friend. Rest and rock on in heaven now Randy.

Harry Alberts

January 08, 2018 7:48PM

RC you will be truly missed. We had a lot of laughs together. Say hi to Stephanie for me. Harry