A.B. "Coxie" Cox, Jr., 83, passed away on Wednesday March
12, 2008 at the VNACharlierHospiceCenter in Evansville.
A.B. was a member of the Columbia GeneralBaptistChurch in Princeton and a member of the American Legion. He was also a
WWII veteran serving in the US Marines. He did many things throughout his life
including working in the oilfields, selling cookware, selling cars, truck
driving, dispatcher, tour bus driver and a bass fisherman and tour guide.
He was born on October 12, 1924 in Carmi,
Illinois to Acton B. Cox Sr. & Ruby (Johnson) Cox, both
deceased. Also preceding him in death was his wife of 58 years, Doris Mae
(McGhee) Cox in 2006; son, Thomas J. Cox; infant daughter, Cindy L. Cox; and a
brother, William Robert Cox.
A.B. is survived by his 5 children and their spouses, William R. (Linda) Cox of
Princeton, Stephen B. (Theresa) Cox of Dawson Springs, Ky., Jerry W. (Deanna)
Cox of Francisco, Vicky L. (Charles) Alsip of Evansville, and Patty S. (Jerry)
Richey of Huntingburg; daughter-in-law, Diana G. Cox of Ponca City, OK; 9
grandchildren, Billy Cox, Shaun Cox, Jeremiah Cox, Angel Ash, RebekahLile, Brent Young, Jannie Young, Joshua Cox, and Joyce Ann French; 10 great
grandchildren; several step grandchildren and step-great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at
March 16, 2008 at the Colvin
Funeral Home in Princeton with the Fr. Bernie Etienne officiating. Burial will
be at the ColumbiaWhiteChurchCemetery in Princeton.
Friends may visit from 4
until on Saturday at the funeral home. VFW Post #1147 will
conduct military graveside services.