Mr. William "Billy" Cox, 91, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. Mr. Cox was a Member of the Bradfordsville Baptist church and served as deacon for 49 years many of those years he was chairman of the deacons. He served inactive until the time of his death on Tuesday. He was preceded in death by his parents Mr. Will and Madge Lankford Cox, and one daughter Diane Thompson. Survivors include his wife Mrs. Fern Cox of Bradfordsville; one daughter: Donna Wiser of Bradfordsville; four grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren along with a host of other family and friends also survive. Funeral services for Mr. Cox was on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 at the Bradfordsville Baptist Church at 2 p.m. He lay in state from 11 a.m. until time for service at the Bradfordsville Baptist Church. Mr. Coxl remained at the Campbell-Fisher Funeral Home until 9:45 a.m. on Friday and then moved at 10 a.m. to the church. Family is requested visitation after 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, at the Campbell-Fisher Funeral Home. Bro. John Simpson Officiating. Burial in the Old Liberty Cemetery. Pallbearers: Travis Wiser, Gregory Blake, Will Blake, Ashtian Gaskill, Grant Rogers, Brady Thompson. Honorary Pallbearers: Gary Gribbins, George D. Gribbins, Robert Gribbins, Darrell Gribbins, Chris Rakes, Mike Bradshaw, Ronnie Kirkland, Head Wiser, David Lee Rakes, Paul Smothers, Phillip Coffman, Steve Coffman and Rodney Gribbins.
Published by The Springfield Sun from Sep. 1 to Sep. 7, 2021.