OLYMPIA, Wash.—George Cox, a pastor in the Northwest for six decades, died Aug. 22. He was 92.

George ministered at churches in Oretown (Tillamook area) Oregon; Gridley, California; Boise, Idaho; and Yakima, Lynden, Port Angeles, Tukwila, Grandview, and Tillicum, Washington. He also served on the leadership council of the Baptist Network Northwest for many years.

The Baptist Network Northwest says, “George has left a great legacy in lives changed and churches strengthened by his ministry.”

He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris, on Sept. 6, 2011, after 63 years of marriage.

A service will be held at Sleater-Kinney Road Baptist Church, Olympia, Washington, in early October.