Well known Shenandoah Valley Horseman Elwood B. Cox passed away on January 11, 2005 following a lengthy illness. Cox resided in the Harrisonburg area his entire life. He is survived by his twin brother Eldridge C. and the two of them are very well know in and around the walking horse industry in Virginia. Their home is known to be the stopping place in Harrisonburg, Virginia for horse enthusiasts.

Other than his brother Eldridge he is survived by his father and step-mother Eldridge B. and Maxine B. Cox, sisters, Peggy C. Coffey, Betty C. Moore, four nieces and two nephews and numerous great nieces and nephews.. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Bontz Cox. A service was held on January 15, 2005 at the Mill Creek Church of the Brethren with interment in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Bill Reel, Benny Johnson, Dick Myers, Arnold L. Dean, Charles W. Leap, John H. Cooper, and Daryl Delawder. Condolences may be sent to Eldridge Cox 916 Spotswood Dr. Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801