County loses farmer, teacher and true gentleman
February 24, 2021
-by Rankin MacDonald
He was a man of distinction who made the home his family adopted a better place both in substance and in spirit.
Leonardus (Leo) Jacob Cox, of Mabou, passed away on February 14th at the QE II in Halifax following complications from surgery.
Leo was born on December 20th, 1937, in Meijel, Netherlands, the eldest son of the late William and Marie (Snickers) Cox and in 1952, at age 14, he and his family moved to Cape Breton and purchased a family farm near Baddeck.