RIP, Melville Cox

Tuesday July 27th, 2010

It is with sadness from Judo Ontario that we announce the resent passing of a long time Judoka, Mel Cox.


Mel started practicing judo in mid 60's.  While living in the Northern region of Ontario and working for Ontario Hydro he started a judo Club.


Mel instructed the youth and coached them to success at many competitions across Ontario.  In 1993 he was promoted to Shodan and in 1997 was successful in achieving his Nidan.


Mel passed away at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Monday, July 12, 2010 in his 83rd year.

Mel, beloved husband of Isabel. Loved father of Brenda and her husband Bill Evans and Daniel and his wife Cheryl, and Sandra Evans. Loving grandfather of Ryan, Danny, Jason, Melissa and Scotia. Dear brother of Ronald Cox and his wife Margaret.

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