Delbert Owen Cox Jr.
Delbert Owen Cox Jr., 80, of Lawrenceburg, husband of 59 years to Joyce Aldridge Cox, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center. He was born in Versailles to the late Delbert Owen and Dorothy Gill Howard Cox Sr. He was a 1955 graduate of Anderson High School, a member of Alton Baptist Church, retired from Rand McNally after 39 years of service and a member of the Alton Ruritan Club. He was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Cox; and a great-granddaughter, Aiven Elicia Cox. Including his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Kathy Lee Rucker of Upton; two sons, Delbert Owen (Vickie) Cox III of Versailles and Patrick Howard (Susan) Cox of Lawrenceburg; a sister, Lois Tinsley of Lawrenceburg; a brother, Robert Kenneth Cox of Florida; seven grandchildren, Amiee and Lorrie Rucker, Richard Owen Cox, Brittany (Adam) Sholar, Destinie Michelle Cox, Shawn Patrick (Amber) Cox and Matthew Thomas (Katelyn) Cox; and five great-grandchildren. The funeral is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Gash Memorial Chapel in Lawrenceburg with Brother Noal Cotton Jr. officiating. Burial follows in Lawrenceburg Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and continues at 10 a.m. Saturday at the chapel.
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