Robert D. Cox, Jr., 76, of Elizabethtown, Ky, died Saturday, November 2, 2019 at University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born June 26, 1943 in Hodgenville, Kentucky to the late Robert D. Cox, Sr. and Audria B. Cobb Cox. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Carlus F. Cox, Sr. He professed faith in Christ at an early age and served as a deacon at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville for several years and later at Eunice Church of God in Columbia. He was a United States Army Veteran and retired from Gates Rubber Company.
Survivors Include his wife of 49 years, Carolyn Payne Cox of Elizabethtown; two sisters, Phyllis McGuire of Kennesaw, GA and Charlotte Miller of Stockton, CA; aunt Eliza Ann Cobb of Campbellsville. A slew of nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 12 p.m. at Eunice Church of God with Elder C.R. Payne delivering the eulogy.
Burial was in Haven Hill Cemetery. Casket bearers were Carlus Cox, Jr., Maurice Miller, Nathaniel Miller, Joshua Payne, Kenneth Payne and Tre’ Payne.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.