Merrill W. Cox

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Merrill W. Cox
Merrill W. Cox was born and raised in Clawson, UT to Arthur Ludene and Theo Hitchcock Cox. He is the father of eight children and 19 grandchildren.

In 2010, Cox retired from Brigham Young University's School of Music, where he served twenty-five years as Piano Technician and Instructor of Piano Technology. During those years and since then he has tuned thousands of pianos in the United States, including Hawaii.

Merrill served as bishop for the LDS Church in Denver, CO., Counselor in Stake Presidencies twice, and as High Priest Quorum President. He was also a Temple worker for twelve years in the Provo temple. Merrill was an accomplished choral conductor and ward chorister. He also played the organ in the temple for the Tuesday morning prayer meetings.

He was devoted to his family and his extended family and loved to play the accordion at family gatherings. He had an unusually fine talent for his spellbinding writings of personal experiences which have been enjoyed by many throughout the years. Merrill and his wife Elaine lived in Spanish Fork, UT before he passed away on September 1, 2015.

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