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Kay E
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February 14, 1940 – September 25, 2018

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ALEXANDRIA: Kay E. Cox, 78 of Alexandria died Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at his residence after an extended illness.

Kay was born in Anderson, IN on February 14, 1940 and was the son of David and Phyllis (Lamb) Cox. He married Sue (Weaver) Cox who preceded him death on June 26, 2013.

He was a graduate of Alexandria High School Class of 1958 and received his Bachelors of Science degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University. He was a member of the Union Chapel Community Church and had served for several years on the Monroe Twp. Advisory Board. Kay served his country during the Korean War enlisting in the United States Army.

Kay was a life time area farmer. His love for farming started as young child following his grandfather around the farm and helping him and continued farming for the rest of his life.

Left to cherish his memory is his brothers, John (Beverly) Cox and Phil Cox. His nephew, Lance Cox and nieces, Angie (Jim) Rose, Erica (Neil) Brown and Jessica Cox; great nephews and nieces, Shellie, Bryan, Kylie, Faith, Ashlee, Tristan, Ben, Josie, Jacob and Katelyn. Also surviving is his extended family, Doug and Cindy Hieatt and their children, Colton, Todd and Trey and Julie Hieatt-Davidson and all his friends at John's Diner.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Barbara Sue Cox.

Services for Kay will be Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Whetsel Funeral Service, Alexandria with Rev. Michael Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Park View Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, Sept, 30, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Monday.

In Lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Madison Co. 4H Assn., 3424 Mounds Rd., Anderson, IN 46017 or Union Chapel Community Church, 1209 N Harrison St., Alexandria, IN 46001 or in care of the funeral home.

The Whetsel family is honored to celebrate Kay’s life with his family and community.

For additional obituary information and online condolences visit: www.whetselfuneralservice.com.

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Visitation

When Sunday, September 30, 2018 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Whetsel Funeral Service
Address
1503 S Park Ave
Alexandria, IN 46001

Service Information

When
Monday, October 1, 2018 1:00pm
Location
Whetsel Funeral Service
Address
1503 S Park Ave
Alexandria, IN 46001

Interment Information

Location
Park View Cemtery
Address
Alexandria, IN 46001