Donnie Lee Cox, Sr., 66, of Lewisport passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Madisonville, KY on August 14, 1952 to the late Herbert (Herb) and Frances (Sissy) Cox. Donnie was a member of Lone Star Pentecostal Church. He was the electrical and building inspector for Hancock County and the electrical inspector for Breckinridge County, Hart County, Grayson County and the City of Whitesville. Donnie a member of Hancock Masonic Lodge #115, Eastern Star, Rizpah Temple Shrine, Hancock County Planning and Zoning, Lewisport Lions Club, IBEW #1701 and International Association of Electrical Inspectors. He was preceded in death by his wife, Johnnie L. Cox; brothers, Herbert J. Cox, Ricky D. Cox and Jerry Riggs.
Survivors include his wife, Paula Jo Cox; sons, Donnie L Cox Jr. (son), B.J. Cox (son), Lena (Kent) Baldwin (daughter), Emily (Jeremy) Dwire (daughter), Brian Johnson (son), Darlene (Larry) Finley (sister). Katie Cox (Granddaughter), Tristan Cox (Grandson), Rachel Dwire (Granddaughter), Rebekah Dwire (Granddaughter), Raeleigh Dwire (Granddaughter), Kendall Baldwin (Granddaughter), Lacy Baldwin (Granddaughter), Paige Baldwin (Granddaughter), Betty F Cox (Sister in law).
Services will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Gibson & Son Funeral Home, Lewisport with burial following in Lewisport Cemetery. Donnie’s family will be greeting friends from 2 pm until 8 pm on Wednesday and from 10 am until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial
Contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital or Hospice of Western Kentucky.
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