Harold lee Cox (1928 - 2018)

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Harold Lee Cox, 89, of Mt. Vernon, passed away May 23, 2018 at Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehab. He was born October 19, 1928 in Posey County, IN to the late Joel and Anna (Phillips) Cox.

Harold served in Korea in the U.S. Army. He worked for B&W, ADM, farmed and retired as a supervisor from MV Waterworks. Harold was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church in Evansville where he served as Deacon and a Trustee. He was also a member of Owen Dunn Post #5 and IOOF. Harold enjoyed fishing and his family.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles J. and Walter Cox; sisters, Lorene Stevens, Anna Griswold and Lela Barrett; and his in-laws, Percy and Lola McCoy.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Elizabeth (McCoy) Cox; daughters, Susan (Brian) Dickson of Vandalia, IL and Synda (Roger) Waters of Mt. Vernon, IN; brother, Ray (Phyllis) Cox; grandchildren, Sarah (Chad) Huizenga, Selina (George) Owens, Todd (Lacy) Muratori, Joshua (Sara) Muratori, Savannah (David) Axley, Janelle (Jordan) Burton; great-grandchildren, Steven, Shane and Shawn Huizenga, Danielle, Gabrielle, Clay, Bode, and Heather Muratori, Mason and Kenadee Axley, and Jailyn Burton.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, June 2nd, 2018, at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main St., Mt. Vernon, IN, with Rev. Gerald Peeples and Rev. Mark Lowe officiating and burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery. Owen Dunn Post #5 will provide military rites.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Friday, June 1st, 2018 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Bethel Baptist Church or The .

Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com
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Published in Mount Vernon Democrat on July 10, 2018
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