Robert J Cox, 80, of Thorntown, Indiana passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Witham Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lebanon, Indiana on February 6, 1942; to the late Paul Robert and Letha May (Glendenning) Cox.

He was a 1961 graduate of Lebanon High School. On September 20, 1963 he married Myrtle (Summers) Cox; they shared 58 wonderful years together and she survives.
Robert was employed with Stewart Warner, E-Z Rake, H.W. Hasty Welding all of Lebanon and Palmor Products, Inc of Thorntown.

He was a member of Mechanicsburg Christian Church and an avid IU fan. He enjoyed playing cards at Lebanon’s Senior Center along with Sunday dinners and Euchre. Robert treasured his family and was a proud papaw who loved attending all his grandkids academic and sporting events. Robert will be deeply missed and leaves behind a legacy of hard work, humor and kindness.

Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Cox of Thorntown; five daughters: Jennie (Gary) Allen of Kirklin, Cathy (Rick) Marshall of Lebanon, Susan (Ronnie-deceased) Woodard of Thorntown, Angela (Brian) Hole of Jamestown, Kristi (Gary) Jones of Thorntown; nineteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren and 2 more on the way!; brother, Steven (Sue) Cox of Lebanon; sister, Tammy Cox of Lebanon; along with several nieces and nephews who adored him.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Sarah Allen.

Visitation is planned for Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 Mechanicsburg Christian Church, 650 West Horton Road, Kirklin, Indiana 46050. Interment will follow services at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Thorntown.

Memorials may be made in his honor to the Mechanicsburg Christian Church or Lebanon Senior Center. Online condolences:

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