Richard Coxwell Jr.

Obituary of Richard Jennings Coxwell Jr.

Richard Jennings Coxwell Jr. age 81, passed away peacefully in his home in Charlotte, NC on Sunday, November 7, 2021

Richard was born on August 16, 1940 in Charlotte, NC to the late Richard Jennings Coxwell Sr. and Sadie Belle Phillips Coxwell. He served four years in the US Navy. Richard was for a brief time a Police Officer in Charlotte, NC. 

Richard was an avid trumpet player and played in the Navy band.   Richard also played in various jazz bands around Charlotte. He also loved fishing in his younger days.

Richard is surived by his loving daughter Suzette Lorraine Coxwell and several friends and neighbors including Rev. T. Nathan Trice and his wife L. Ashley Trice, Ramona Dobbins and Donna Abee all of Charlotte, NC.

In addition to his late parents, Richard was preceded in death by his beloved and devoted wife Sylvia Lorraine Stokes Coxwell, who died on June 23, 1980.

A private burial was held at Evergreen City Cemetery, Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC on Thursday, November 18, 2021.

Contributions in honor of Richard's memory may be made to any charity of the donor's choice.

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