Brent Cox (1939 - 2018)

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Brent Cox, 78, of Campbellsville, son of the late Clyde Cox and Loreda Gabehart Cox, was born Dec. 23, 1939 in Taylor County. He died at 12:46 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Louisville.
He professed faith in Christ and was a lifelong member of Mannsville United Methodist Church.
Brent was in the first graduating class of Campbellsville College's four-year program.
He retired from the Taylor County school system, where he was a beloved basketball coach and teacher. He was also an active farmer.
He united in marriage to Betty Bright on June 14, 1975.
Besides his wife, Betty Cox of Campbellsville, he is survived by three sons: Weldon Brent Cox, Jr. and wife, Dawn of Florida, Erik Christopher Bard and wife, Oksana of Utah, and Lee Byron Cox and wife, Crystal of Campbellsville; 10 grandchildren: Bridget Cox, Weldon Brent Cox III, Kiril Christopher Bard, Kaiya Lexi Bard, Kylan Gabriel Bard, Danika Celeste Bard, Aidan Elliot Bard, Noah Hunter Eubanks, Jadin Glory Deckard and Anderson Samuel Cox; one sister and two brothers: Betty Lynn Cox Tucker and husband, Neal of Louisville, Gerald Douglas Cox and wife, Carol Mae and Samuel Cox and wife, Yvonne of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister, Garnett Cox and Lucille Poynter.
Funeral service was Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Bro. John Hall.
Burial was in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Chase Cox, Doug Cox, Josh Cox, Kerry Cox, Kevin Mann, Brian Peake, Billy Rice, Robert Seals, Josh Yancey, and Megan Yancey. Honorary pallbearers were Fred Waddle, Clem Haskins, Dr. Bobby Brooks and any other basketball coaches, players, and school administrators.
Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Gideon Memorial Bibles and may be made at Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home.
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Campbellsville, KY 42718
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Published in Central Kentucky News-Journal on Mar. 1, 2018