Robert Lewis “Bobby” Cox, 68, of Harriman, Tennessee passed away April 27, 2015 at Methodist Medical Center.
He was born to the late Robert Wesley Cox and Sarah Rebecca âBeckyâ Cox, April 10, 1947 in Harriman, Tennessee. He was married to Peggy Sue Brown Cox, for 46 years and they made their home in Harriman, Tennessee.
Bobby was a devoted husband, a loving father, grandfather and son who treasured spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed woodworking and building projects with his grandsons, was a member and deacon at Trenton Street Baptist Church, Chief Detective for Harriman Police Department, Lifetime Member and Chaplain of the Roane County Rescue Squad, member of the Ham Radio Club, member of the Harriman American Legion Organization, and retired from Y-12 and Lockhead Martin.
Bobby is survived by two children: Bobbie Sue Brown and husband Greg, of Harriman; Tammy Braden and husband Wayne of Rockwood. Grandchildren: Dustin Braden and girlfriend Kristy Patton, Logan Brown, Nathan Braden, Landon Brown, Dakota Patton. Sister: Becky Scandlyn, and daughters Ashley, Annie and Amy; Sisters-in-Law: Cathy Cox and son Michael; Doris Cox and daughters Stephanie and Whitney along with several special nieces, nephews, and friends.
Lifelong friends: Greg Love, Martin Roberts, and J.W. Hamby.
He was preceded in death by his two brothers; David and Carle Cox both of Harriman; Lifelong friend LeRoy Lantz.
Receiving of friends and family will be held at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman on Friday, May 1st from 6-8 p.m. The funeral services will be at Trenton Street Baptist Church on Saturday May 2nd at 1 p.m. followed by the burial at Roane Memorial Gardens.