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Jay Cox, 87, Campbellsville, KY (1928-2016)

He served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a retired farmer as well as the owner of Cox Scrap Metal.

Jay Cox, 87, of Campbellsville, KY, e died at 8:12amET Sunday, January 24, 2016 in Campbellsville at age 87. The funeral service was held at 10amCT/11amET, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Bro. Don Gowin. Burial was in Brookside Cemetery, W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation was 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

Jay Cox, 87, Campbellsville, KY (1928-2016)

Jay Cox, was the son of the late Rufus Cox and Cora Bell Richerson Cox. He was born July 20, 1928, in Taylor County, Kentucky. He died Sunday, January 24, 2016 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 87 years, six months, and four days.

He professed faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. Jay was a retired farmer as well as the owner of Cox Scrap Metal.

He united in marriage to Jewell Sallee on March 24, 1949. She preceded him in death May 15, 2013.

He is survived by
  • Two sons: Doug Cox and wife, Ann and Jason Cox and wife, Tammy of Campbellsville;

  • Ten grandchildren: Chasity Johnson, Brandon Cox, Clint Cox, Brooke Humphress, DJ Cox, Samantha Cox, Shania Cox, Mariah Cox, Dirt Cox and Spring Cox;

  • Six great-grandchildren; one brother, E. L. Cox and wife, Sue of Campbellsville;

  • Several nieces and nephews many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Rodney Cox.

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Parrot and Ramsey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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