Benny Wayne Cox, 77, of Spring Lake, NC, passed away in his residence on Sunday, April 14, 2019.\n\nBenny was a US Air Force veteran and a trooper with the NC Highway Patrol. He was a member of Lumberton Mason Lodge No. 0114 and a member of Layton Chapel Baptist Church in Spring Lake. \n\nHe is survived by his wife, Faye M. Cox; a daughter, Lesley J. Cox; sister, Linda Cox Morris and a brother, Homer R. Cox, Jr. and wife, Jane and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Homer R. Cox, Sr. and Katherine Heldreth Cox; and a sister, Carol C. Tanner.\n\nFuneral services will be held on Thursday, April 18,2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Layton Chapel Baptist Church in Spring Lake with Pastor Steve Swagger officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Spring Lake. The family will receive friends and family from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M prior to the service at the church.\n\nCondolences may be made at adcockfuneralandcrematory.com.