Mr. Shelby “Leon” Cox passed away at 3:00 a.m. on August 9, at the Marion VA Hospital. Shelby was a retired truck driver, a mechanic, a Vietnam Veteran and a member of Olive Baptist Church. Mr.Cox was preceded in death by his wife, Delores “Dee’”Johnson Cox, his parents Inez and William Cox, and two brothers, Billy Cox, and Allen “Doodle” Cox. He is survived by 3 children; Patricia, Thomas, and Shelby Jr., and six siblings; Jerry, Roselynn, Vicky, Susi, June, and Robin, and many friends and loved ones.
A memorial service will be held, at 3:00 on the afternoon of Sunday, August 25, at Shelby’s place; 4182 Old Olive Rd, Hardin, Ky.
Internment will take place at Eastview Baptist Church in Eastview, Ky, at a later date. A memorial service will be held there at that time.