He was born in Bucktown on May 31, 1929 the son of Wayne
Cox and Faye Roach Cox.
Ralph retired from Amax Coal Co. and was a farmer and businessman.
He was preceded in death by his parent's and also one infant brother, John Cox.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Kay Ellis Cox whom he married Oct. 9, 1971, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 19 at Banks and Brust Funeral in Sullivan with Chaplain Charles Areson officiating. Interment in the Hickory Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service Saturday.