Homer S. Cox, 77, of Jasonville, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 at Glenburn Home in Linton.
Born Jan. 6, 1927 in Sullivan, he was the son of Roy Cecil and Holly Muriel (Mowery) Cox. He married Myrtle Fay Orman on Nov. 25, 1948.
He was an Army veteran of World War II. He had retired from Peabody Coal Company and attended the South Church of God in Linton and was a member of the Dugger Masonic Lodge F&AM.
Survivors include: his wife Myrtle Fay (Orman) Cox of Linton; a son Danny R. Cox of Jasonville; three sisters, Virginia Gambill of Jasonville, Maxine and her husband Bob Hammond of Linton, and Mary Ann Short of Ozark, Mo.; a grandson Shadley R. and his wife Shauna Cox of Bloomfield; a great-grandson Braden Cox; a step great-grandson Benjaman; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Albert Leroy and Phillip Edward Cox.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday at McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home, Jasonville with the Rev. Russell Black and Pastor Gregg Orman officiating. Burial will be at Antioch Cemetery, Dugger with military graveside rites.
Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday with a Masonic Memorial Service at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.