Ruth Joann Roop Cox
April 03, 1940 ‒ November 19, 2018
Ruth Joann Roop Cox passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 at her home in Delaware, Ohio. Born to the late Jacob Roop and the late Dorothy Weakley Roop on April 3, 1940 in Rockbridge, Ohio, Ruth was a glass maker by trade.
In addition to her parents, Ruth is preceded in death by: her son, Tony Shaffer, her sister, Sharon Hummel, and several brothers: Harold Roop, Tom Lescalleet, and Tim Lescalleet.
Ruth Cox is survived by: her daughter, Cindy (Tony) Bringardner, of Delaware, her sons Larry Shaffer, Rick Shaffer, both of Columbus, her son Bill (Mary) Cox, of London, Ohio, 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild, Jimmie Newton, her sisters, Sue (Carl) Hartman, Becky Dennis, of Cambridge, her brother Bob (Janice) Lescalleet, of Lewis Center, and many nieces and nephews.
A tree planting in Ruth’s memory will be celebrated on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019 at Cindy and Tony Bringardner’s home at 3360 Braumiller Rd. Delaware, OH at 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that donations be made to Heartland Hospice Care of Marion, OH : 685 Delaware Ave #300, Marion, OH 43302.
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