Brother C.W. Box, 93, of Winfield passed away on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023, at his residence. Brother Box was born in Fayette County, Ala. on Aug. 21, 1930, to Lester and Lula Belle Hamilton Box. He was a long-time member and minister of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. C.W. was a 1951 graduate of Hubbertville High School, and he later attended Samford University, where he completed extension courses in ministry. In October of 1951, Mr. Box entered the 6th Division of the United States Army, where he served his country for 2 years and served in the Korean War. After returning home, Brother Box began his ministry, where he spread the gospel and touched thousands of lives before his death. Brother Box was known to most everyone as “Daddy Box”. He had a vast love for the Lord and his family. In his spare time, C.W. enjoyed farming and riding his tractor, Alabama Football, the Atlanta Braves, and attending high school sports.
Brother Box is survived by his children, Tom Johnson (Margaret), Neal Box (Tammy), Rita Guin, Sandra Moore (Randall), Keith Box (Teresa), David Box (Candy), and Krista Goss (Eric); 33 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; a brother, Clyde Box (Linda; sister-in-law, Beulah Box; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.
Brother Box was preceded in death by his wife and sweetheart, Sarah Catherine Box; daughter, June Johnson; granddaughter, Randa Guin; his parents; sisters, Verla Wright (Aaron), Verna McDonald (J.C.), Verta Box, and Vaudine Miles (J.L.); brothers, Cletus Box (Kate), Cleburn Box (Betsy), and Clovis Box.
Funeral services for Brother Box were held on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2023 from the Winfield First Baptist Church with burial following in the Harmony Grove Baptist Church.
Anyone wishing to make donation in lieu of flowers can do so with Gideon Bibles. Donation cards can be picked up at Bowen Funeral Home or donations can be made at: www.gideons.org.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield served the Box family.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, AL 35594
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