He was born November 7, 1970, to John F. and Joanne M. (Wimberger) Cox, in Neenah and was an area resident all of his life. Jeff graduated from Neenah High School in 1989. He was well loved by his many friends and family. Jeff spent much of his time doing volunteer work with the local food pantries and helped the less fortunate. Jeff loved working as a DJ at various functions and was an avid collector of music memorabilia. In his spare time Jeff enjoyed writing music and even had several songs published. He enjoyed going up to the lake by his parents' home and spending time fishing and doing other water activities.
Survivor includes his parents. John and Joanne Cox, Townsend; a sister and brother-in-law, Tammy and John Peer, Green Bay; a brother Tyrone Humphreys, Oshkosh; two grandmothers and a step grandfather, Melba Cox, Neenah; Elmer and Marcella Bork, Townsend; aunts, uncles, and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by two grandfathers, Roy Cox and Joseph Wimberger.
Funeral services for Jeffery were held at 7 p.m. Monday, September 18, 2000 at Wichman Funeral Home in Menasha with Father Michael O'Rourke officiating. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Kaukauna. Visitation was at the funeral home from 4 p.m. Monday, until the time of the service. On lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.