Funeral service celebrating the life of James Bacil Cox, 88, Clarksville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes, Oak Street Chapel, New Albany, with burial in Resthaven Memorial Park. He died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Westminster Village, Clarksville.
He was born in Cynthiana, Ky. and was a Navy Veteran of World War II having served in the Sea Bees. He retired from the Ford Motor Company Louisville Truck Plant, was a member of the National Guard and the Hope Community Church of God. He was a friend of Bill W. for 38 years.
Survivors include his wife, V. Jeannette Moser Cox; four sons, Bacil T. Cox and his wife, Fran, H. Miles Haithcock II, George R. Haithcock and his wife, Kim, and Keith M. Haithcock; one daughter, Jamie L. Newman and her husband, Mark; a niece, Marilyn; two sisters, Ruth O’Leary, and Lula Thomas; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many other nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bennie D. and Christine Cox, one brother and one sister.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Community Church of God, 1201 Progress Way, Clarksville, IN. 47129 or the donor’s charity of choice.