Richard Cox, 86, passed away, Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at Braun's Nursing Home. He was born May 29, 1926, in Evansville, to the late Ira and Mable (Dooley) Cox.
He was an active member of the Boy Scouts in the 70's and served as a Scout Master for Troup 519. Richard was a United States Navy
veteran of WWII
and a member of the American Legion and the VFW
. He was also a member of Germania Maennerchor and the Order of Owls.
Richard was a loving husband, father and grandfather and is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lora (True) Cox; sons, Richard D. Cox of Evansville, John R. Cox and his wife, Sue of Phoenix, Arizona; grandchildren, John D. Cox, Robert J. Cox, Kristen Cox, Amanda Phillips; and nieces and nephews.
Burial will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, November 2, 2012 at Oak Hill Cemetery in the Veteran's Garden.
There will be no visitation or service at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Miller & Miller Colonial Chapel (812) 424-9274. Sympathy wishes to the family may be made at www.titzerfuneralhomes.com