COX, William "Bill" Age 66 of Lawrenceburg, IN, formerly of Hamilton, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Dearborn County Hospital. He was born on March 10, 1951 in Hamilton, the son of the late William R. and Welma J. (Boggs) Cox. Bill graduated from Taft High School in 1969, attended Miami University for two years and then went on to attend Eastern Kentucky University. He was a letter carrier for the Hamilton USPS and a member of Springdale Nazarene Church. On June 28, 2000, Bill married Teresa M. (Stuckey) Cox in the Bahamas. He was a 3rd degree black belt in karate and judo, winning numerous awards over the years, a water skiing instructor and judge, snow skiing patrolman and emergency instructor, managing ski teams in Lawrenceburg, IN and elsewhere on the collegiate level, and a master scuba diver. He was also very involved locally with the developmentally disabled in teaching them to water ski, and he helped build the launch ramp on the Great Miami River in Hamilton. Bill is survived by his wife, Teresa; brother, Mike (Cindy) Cox; niece and nephews, Michael, Jeffrey and Kelly Cox; step-son, John T. (Heather) Burke III; step-grandchildren, Felicia, Loriana and Jessica; and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 5pm until 7pm at Webb Noonan Kidd Funeral Home, 240 Ross Avenue, Hamilton. Funeral Service will be held at 7pm on Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Marshall Duke officiating. Condolences may be left for the family at www.Webb-Noonan.com
Published by Journal-News on Oct. 4, 2017.