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Samuel Garnett CoxJuly 30, 1940 ~ April 30, 2017 (age 76)
Mr. Samuel G. Cox of Indianapolis entered into rest on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at his home after an extended illness. Born in Elkhorn on July 30, 1940 to the late Howard and Ora Mae (Herron) Cox, he was 76 years and 9 months of age. Mr. Cox was married to Mary H. Cox, who preceded him in death on March 23, 2010. He was a truck driver by trade, and he enjoyed his work. His mind was a cultivation garden for ideas, which he loved sharing with those around him. Mr. Cox professed faith in Christ, and was of the Christian faith.
He leaves to cherish his memory:
Four children: Samuel K. Cox and wife Judy, Denise Bowman and husband Eric, Jeffrey G. Cox, and Rhonda G. Vaughn and husband Jason, all of Indianapolis, IN,
Two sisters: Doris Childress of Louisville, and Patty Burress and husband Freddy of Speck Ridge,
Five grandchildren: Jammie, Jennifer, Samuel K. Jr., Jessica, and Daniel,
And a host of other family and friends.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters: Evelyn O’Neal, Sylvetta Ford, and Shelia Cox.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Cox on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville, KY. Pastor Anna Overstreet will be officiating. Following the service, Mr. Cox will be laid to rest beside his wife in the Callahan Cemetery, 4571 Speck Ridge Rd, Elk Horn, KY.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, May 4, from 5:00-8:00 PM.