John T. Cox, 81, of Owensboro, passed away, April 25, 2023, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born January 30, 1942 to the late John A. and Irene Cox. John was retired from the Hon Co. with sewing machine maintenance and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed old cars and trucks, coin collecting, working in his yard, and loved his cat, Bay, dearly. John was also preceded in death by a brother, L. B. Cox and a half-brother, Leroy Cox.
Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Thelma Roberts Cox; two sons, John R. Cox and Scott W. (Yvonne) Cox of Owensboro; seven grandchildren, Bailey Cox, Scott Jacob Cox, Megan Young, Jessica Sowders, Hannah Cox, Brianna Cox, and Drew Murray; seven great grandchildren; and a sister, Winnie Pearl Henderson of Morgantown.
Funeral services will be Noon Friday, April 28, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with burial following in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 AM until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.