Ricardo Juan Cox Sr. passed away on November 3rd, 2022, in Ocala, Florida, at the age of 79. Ricardo was originally from Panama City, Panama, and was the first of six children born to Clifford Cox and Lucia Savignac. He was married to Lilia Myers, and he is survived by his two children, Natalia Cox and Ricardo Cox, Jr; his siblings Delia Hairston, Rogelio Cox, Yolanda George and Raul Cox (Larry Cox-deceased); and his grandchildren Princess Swan, Alexander Swan and Tiffany Cox.
Ricardo was a retired welder from the Dredging Division of the Panama Canal. He received a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University (Panama Branch) and one
from Queens College in New York City. He was a graduate of Paraiso High School, Class of 1961, and was always an avid reader. His last occupation was high school
Math teacher in Queens, New York.
Ricardo enjoyed bowling, traveling and the arts. He was a member of the Jazz Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art. His love and appreciation for music and art was unparalleled, and he was always willing to share great musical experiences with his family and friends. He was committed to constant improvement and the acquisition of knowledge.