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Wilbur Cox

December 12, 1942 — March 28, 2024

Wilbur Cox of Campbellsville, son of the late Elza Cox and Pauline Gribbins Cox, was born December 12, 1942 in Marion County, Kentucky. He died at 9:40 P.M., Thursday, March 28, 2024 in Campbellsville.     Age:  81

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Lowell Avenue Baptist Church

Wilbur was one of the original legacy partners of Campbellsville Industries.

Wilbur enjoyed golfing, riding trails on his four wheeler on his farm at Pikes Ridge with his grandchildren. He also loved hunting with his sons and grandchildren and always had fun spending time with them, as well as his beloved dog, Franklin.

He united in marriage to Karen Newton April 26, 1998.

Besides his wife, Karen Newton Cox of Campbellsville, he is survived by one daughter and one son: Dwanna Ford and husband, Craig of Campbellsville, and DeWayne Cox and wife, Lisa of Elizabethtown; two step-sons: Travis Dowell and wife, Jennifer of Campbellsville, and Wes Dowell and wife, Kate of Lexington; five grandchildren: Cody Ford and wife, Rachel of Campbellsville, Tanner Ford and wife, Haley of Sonora, Morgan Prevost and husband, Bernard of Nashville, and Mallory Cox of Elizabethtown, Jasmine Dowell of  Campbellsville and Beau Dowell of Lexington; two step-great-granddaughters: Kenlee and Mila; one brother and two sisters: Roger Cox and wife, Janet of Taylorsville, Barbara Boggess of Louisville, and Shirley Lybrand and husband, Larry of Mabank, Texas; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.


VISITATION:  5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Monday, April 1, 2024 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

FUNERAL SERVICE:    1:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home by Rev. J. Alvin Hardy and Rev. Dave Griesemer                            

BURIAL:  Campbellsville Memorial Gardens


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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Parrot & Ramsey Funeral Home

418 LEBANON AVE, Campbellsville, KY 42718

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