Facebook Richard Henry Cox, 85, of Idaho Falls, left our world on the morning of January 19, 2021, due to complications from COVID-19. He was born June 22, 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Rex and Luella Cox. He spent his early years and was educated in southern California. He married Joyce Harriette Bohne on November 24, 1954, in South San Gabriel, California. He and Joyce lived in five different states and had traveled in all 50. They resided in Idaho Falls since 1964. He was a member of Eagle Rock Masonic Lodge #19, El Korah Shrine, Submarine Veteran’s Association and he attended St. Paul’s Methodist Church. Richard served in the United States Navy and was transferred to the S5G facility at the National Reactor Testing Station in 1964. He was fond of saying “The best thing the Navy ever did for me was to transfer me to Idaho.” After an honorable discharge from the Navy in 1968, he was employed at Argonne National Laboratories (ZPPR) until retirement in 1997. Richard and Joyce were intimately involved in Idaho Falls Youth Hockey while raising their three hockey-playing sons. His best times were spent camping with his family in the Sawtooth Mountains at Redfish Lake and in the Grand Teton area. After Joyce passed in 2007, Richard began another chapter in his life with Alice Berrey of Idaho Falls. With Alice, Richard continued to travel the West with his RV, always wondering “What’s down that road?” His family includes his sons: […]