Grant Leon Cox, 82 of Springfield, died at home on February 10, 2023 under hospice care and surrounded by family. 

Grant worked in Springfield for 32 years at McBee Binders, later known as Viatech Publishing, as a silk screen operator, printing artwork on binders for many companies and many uses. He was a loving husband and father and known as Papa to his grandchildren. Grant was a member of the First Baptist Church in Willow Springs, Missouri. 

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Ann, daughter Christy, granddaughter Sydney, grandson, Alex Cox-Barnett and daughters-in-law, Erica Cox and Erica Coffin.  Also surviving Grant are his sisters Louise Simon, Janice Gregory, Glenda Verlander and husband, Tom, and one brother, Clifford Cox and wife, Louise, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Instead of flowers, please make donations to the Nease Cemetery, Willow Springs. 

Dani Helm, friend and neighbor of Grant and Mary Ann, will officiate the graveside service on Wednesday, February 15 at 11 a.m. at Nease Cemetery.

Greenlawn Funeral Home is making the arrangements.