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Dana Andrew Cox, 49, of Harrisburg, transitioned into eternal life on Monday, December 4, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.

He was born in Harrisburg, son of Andrew Kershaw and Josephine Cox, attended Steelton-Highspire High School, was a die-hard Dallas Cowboy fan and in his leisure, he enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, watching western movies & the ocean and also loved to cook and clean. He was such a neat person.

Dana re-dedicated his life to Christ and became a member of Rose of Sharon Baptist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Mable Kershaw and his maternal grandfather, Lloyd Jackson. In addition to his parents, he leaves to celebrate his life, his daughter, Bre'Ana Cox; his sons, Kevin Warren, Byron Wright, Elonzo Hairston and Noah Garbart; his step-mother, Barbara Watkins; his sister, Shameka Cox-Gooding; his brothers, Jeffery Cox, Anthony "Drake" Kershaw, Eric Kershaw and Charles Wright; his maternal grandmother, Juanita Jackson; his eight grandchildren and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Dana's life will be celebrated on Monday, December 11 at 1:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Major H. Winfield Funeral Home, Steelton with viewing 12 Noon until 1:00 P.M.

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  • Monday, December 11, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Major H. Winfield Funeral Home
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017
    Bre'Ana, we're sorry to hear about your loss. Accept and transmit our deepest sympathies to the rest of rest of the family. May you find strength from the words of Psalms 46:1 which reads: "God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress." What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.