Brent Cox of Campbellsville, son of the late Clyde Cox and Loreda Gabehart Cox, was born December 23, 1939 in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died at 12:46 P.M., Monday, February 19, 2018 in Louisville. Age: 78
He professed faith in Christ and was a lifelong member of Mannsville United Methodist Church.
Brent was in the first graduating class of Campbellsville College’s four year program.
Brent retired from the Taylor County School System where he was a beloved basketball coach and teacher. He was also an active farmer.
He united in marriage to Betty Bright on June 14, 1975.
Besides his wife, Betty Cox of Campbellsville, he is survived by three sons: Weldon Brent Cox, Jr. and wife, Dawn of Florida, Erik Christopher Bard and wife, Oksana of Utah and Lee Byron Cox and wife, Crystal of Campbellsville; ten grandchildren: Bridget Cox, Weldon Brent Cox, III, Kiril Christopher Bard, Kaiya Lexi Bard, Kylan Gabriel Bard, Danika Celeste Bard, Aidan Elliot Bard, Noah Hunter Eubanks, Jadin Glory Deckard and Anderson Samuel Cox; one sister and two brothers: Betty Lynn Cox Tucker and husband, Neal of Louisville, Gerald Douglas Cox and wife, Carol Mae and Samuel Cox and wife, Yvonne of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister, Garnett Cox and Lucille Poynter.
VISITATION: 4:00 -8:00 P.M. Friday, February 23, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 1:00 P.M., Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. John Hall
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO GIDEON MEMORIAL BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME
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