Clarence Edwin Cox, 92

Clarence Edwin Cox, 92, formerly of Wabash, died at 7:25 a.m., Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Millers Merry Manor in Huntington.  He was born on July 7, 1928, in Logansport, to Walter C. and Ruth Maureen (Parker) Anweiler.

Clarence was a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran. He married Helena Johnson in Wabash, on April 29, 1965; she died March 22, 2016. Clarence worked at Wagners, Essex Wire, and United Technologies 21 years, retiring in 1990. He was a former member of the Moose Lodge in Wabash. Clarence was an avid wood splitter, and enjoyed bowling, fishing, and camping. 

He had three daughters and two sons from a previous marriage. One son preceded him in death. He is survived by two step-children, Denna (Greg) Masters of Princeton, and Stan (Beverly) Garriott of Andrews; six grandchildren, Dusty (Tony) Moore of New Castle, Lester (Rebecca) Lawson, Jr. of Hopkins, S.C., Randy (Kimberly) Garriott of Newport News, Va., Eric (Jamie) Garriott of Silver Lake, Tyler (Andi) Garriott of Marion, and Esther (Chris) Cooper of Lynn; 18 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Betty Pfaff of Logansport.  He was also preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Don, Larry, and Walter Anweiler, Jr.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Barbara Gilbert officiating. Burial will be in Lagro Cemetery, Lagro.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Clarence may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Apr 21