He professed faith in Christ and attended Elk Horn Tabernacle.
He was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and was later known as the neighborhood handyman.
He united in marriage to Margrie Thompson October 22, 1955. She preceded him in death October 19, 2009.
He is survived by two sons and one daughter: Kennie Cox and Paul Cox and fiancée, Deborah Sullivan of Campbellsville and Rhonda Gail Greene and husband, Reggie of Tucson, Arizona; eight grandchildren: Trenton Cox, Victoria Cox, Tanner Cox, Kevin Parker, Shannon Algusta, Tony Parker, Jason McQuarie and Madisen Sullivan; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles Russell Cox and wife, Nellie Mae of Elk Horn; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by four sisters: Opal Wood, Ruby Wood, Regina Gabehart and Ina Spalding.
VISITATIION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Friday, June 24, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 25, 2016 at
Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Dale Curry
BURIAL: Elk Horn Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO TAYLOR COUNTY SPCA OR THE NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME