Paul Cox, 88

Paul Clyde Cox, 88, of Wabash, died at 2:12 p.m., Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at Parkview Wabash Hospital. 

He was born March 7, 1930, in Peru, to James Clyde Cox and Irene Lillian (Bowers) Huston.

Paul retired from Honeywell, Inc. He married Virginia Edith Poland in Wabash in October of 1970; she died March 30, 2015.

He was a champion pool player and played in the Nationals in Las Vegas.  Paul enjoyed riding his motorcycle and rode it through all 48 continental states. He also drove a stock car at the Warsaw Speedway. He also enjoyed his horse, Honeybunny.

He is survived by three children, Ginger (Steven) Karns of Huntington, Michael Ray Cox of Warren, and James Allen J.C. Cox of Wabash; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and step-sister, Peggy Parton of Rochester. 

He was also preceded in death by his parents, son, Ricky Joe Cox; brother, Charles Joseph "Joe" Cox; sister, Betty Burkholder; and step-brother, William "Bill" Bland.

Graveside service will be in Falls Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

The memorial guest book for Paul may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Jan 23