Edward B. Cox

Edward Cox, 87, passed away at 11:48 p.m. Sunday, May 10, 2020, in the Ben Hur Home, after battling Alzheimer’s.

Eddie was born July 19, 1933, at Garfield, to Graydon and Ruth Cox July 19, 1933. On April 28, 1961, he married Maxine Drane and she survives. They were married 59 years.

Eddie farmed most of his life. He served in the Army for two years and also worked for Karle Trucking and John Deere, where he retired. He was a member of Whitesville Christian Church.

Surviving family includes: wife Maxine Cox; daughter Sharon (Tim) Bushong; step-son Clifton (Debbie) Drane; several grandchildren; two step-granddaughters; three nieces; and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, a brother, a step-daughter and a step-grandson.

A family service will be led by Pastor Dorman Winger at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16 at Burkhart Funeral Home, followed by a burial at Greenlawn Cemetery, Darlington.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County, 1104 Big Four Arch Road, Crawfordsville, IN 47933.