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Owen Ottis Cox, Jr.

August 2, 1941 ~ June 4, 2020 (age 78)


Owen Ottis Cox Jr., age 78, a resident of Oliver Springs, passed away, Thursday, June 4, 2020 at his residence.


He was born, August 2, 1941 in the Windrock area of Anderson County.  Owen was a lifelong resident of this area and a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church.


Owen proudly served in his country in the U.S. Army.  He retired from ORAU after 28 years of service.


He was preceded in death by his parents:  Owen and Thelma Cox; by a sister, Betty Silvey and  by brothers, Bill and Jim Cox.


Owen is survived by his wife of 52 years, Dottie Cox; by children:  Rick Cox and wife, Michelle of Cincinnati, OH, and Gina Foster and husband, Ricky of Powhatan, VA; by grandchildren:  Caleb, Jared, Ellie, and Gabe Cox of Cincinnati, OH and also by extended family and friends.


Mr. Cox chose cremation and no services will be held.  Premier Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs is proudly serving the Cox family and we invite you to share a message of condolence to the family at


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