John Charles Cox, 80, passed away Tuesday (May 20, 2014). The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Church Hill. A service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Fudges Chapel United Methodist Church in Surgoinsville. Family and friends who wish to attend are asked to meet at the funeral home at 2:15 p.m. to go in procession.