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Mr. James Mitchell “Mitch” Cox, age 66, of Brandenburg, KY, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018, at his home. Mitch was born February 9, 1952, the son of George A. “Toad” and Christine Myers Cox. Mitch was well known for his pranks and always upbeat joking sense of style with everyone he came into contact with. He never met a stranger. While he never favored hunting or sports, he loved to work and enjoyed keeping busy. Working was his “Hobby”.
Mitch was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Albert Gene Cox; his father-in-law, Lovell “Boone” Phillips; his brother-in-law, Anthony “Tony” Phillips; and his sister-in-law, Wallace Ann Cox. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 45 years, Peggy Gail Phillips Cox; one daughter, Tina Stull, and her husband, Jamie, Webster, KY; four grandchildren that were his pride and joy, Allie Stull (Jared Scott), Jonathan Stull (Brooklyn Armstrong), Emilee and Cale Stull, all of Webster, KY; a brother, Kenneth Wayne (Rose) Cox, Guston, KY; a sister (his favorite sister) Ann (Joe) Snyder, Brandenburg, KY; his brother-in-law, Dennis V. Phillips, Vine Grove, KY; one granddaughter from a previous marriage, Winter (Connor) Clapsaddle; two great grandchildren, Bailey and Jaxon Clapsaddle, all of Virginia; two special adopted daughters, Amy Haynes and Annette Edwards; his favorite nurse, Amber Brown, Payneville, KY; his loving and spoiled companion, Sweet Pea; and a host of other beloved family and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from the chapel of the Hager Funeral Home, with Rev. Bobby Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Cap Anderson Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 12:00 Noon until 8:00 PM on Friday, and after 9:00 AM on Saturday. Per Mitch’s final wishes, his requested pallbearers will be, Jamie, Jonathan and Cale Stull, Jared Scott, J.J. Scarborough, Mike Decker and Billy Adams. Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Medley, Timmy Barr, Kevin Mills, Marris Knott and Greg Hardesty. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Guston Baptist Church.