|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1929, USA|
|Death: ||Jan. 8, 2017|
Billy J. Cox, age 87, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 surrounded by his family at Skyline Medical Center after a brief illness.
He was a graduate of East High School and had been a member of Dalewood Baptist Church since the mid 1960ís. For many years, he and his wife, Myrtie, taught one of the first formerly married Sunday School classes formed in the Southern Baptist Convention. He has continued to serve in many capacities over the years and was elected Deacon Emeritus in 2010. A veteran of the Korean War, he served on the carrier USS Essex. He retired from BellSouth in 1994 after 40 years of service. Billy was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. A good friend to many over the years. He had a quick smile and a wry sense of humor. He will be dearly missed.
He is preceded in death by Myrtie Lee (Bowman) Cox, his wife of 50 years; son David Hartwell Cox, and his parents Hartwell and Maude Cox.
A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Dalewood Baptist Church, 1586 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37216 at 1:00 pm with Mike Dawson, Paul Wampler, and Ken Castleberry officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 4 pm til 8 pm at Spring Hill Funeral Home with an additional visitation on Thursday from 11am-1pm at the church. Interment will follow in the Historic Spring Hill Cemetery.
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Created by: Bob Nuchols
Record added: Jan 12, 2017
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