Princeton Daily Clarion, Monday, October 21, 1991

Harold T. ‘Blue’ Cox


Harold T. ‘Blue’ Cox, 70, died at 7:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 1991, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.

He was born Aug. 11, 1921, at Hazleton. Cox was a retired farmer, a Gibson County school bus driver for 24 years, and owner of Cox Garage in Hazleton. He was a member of Columbia Masonic lodge No. 450 F&AM, Evansville Hadi Temple and Scottish Rite, Knox and Gibson counties’ Shrine Clubs, Princeton Eagles Lodge 361, and Mt. Carmel, Ill. Moose Lodge.

Preceding in death were his parents, Henry Cox and Mina Erwin; and his wife, Frieda M. (Wilkerson) Cox, June 20, 1979.

Surviving are a son, Harold V. Cox of Vincennes; a daughter, Mrs. David (Dorthy) Douglas of Patoka; grandchildren Tony Cox and Sherri Sutton, both of Fort Branch; a great-granddaughter, Stacey Sutton; a special friend, Garnet Biddle of Vincennes; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kendall Funeral Chapel, 520 S. Main St., Princeton, with Pastor Robert Frields officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Patoka.

Friends may call at the chapel from 3 to 9 p.m. today.

A public Masonic memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. today at the chapel.

In lieu of flowers, family requests contributions be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital, St. Louis.