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Arnold Cox, 75

| July 3, 2024 1:00 AM

Arnold Kaye Cox, 75, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2024, in Spokane, Wash.

Arnold was born July 30, 1948, in Kansas to Carmen and Elsie Cox. He attended Harper High School in Kansas and was drafted into the Army. He was stationed in Germany and was later sent to Vietnam. After serving in the Army for 12 years, he moved to Washington and met his third wife, Katherine, in 1980. They moved to Arkansas and married in 1982.

Arnold was an avid reader and collector of knives, fluid lighters, and eagles. He also loved to watch Western movies.

He is survived by wife Marybeth Cox of Priest River, Idaho; daughter Jessica (Patrick) Rachels of Sandpoint, Idaho; sons Kevin (Jaye) Cox of Conway, Ark., and Ron Cox; sister Linda Alford of Florida; brother Homer Thomas Cox; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and third wife, Katherine Reed.

Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint is handling the arrangement. Please visit Arnold’s online memorial at and sign his guest book.