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January 17, 1946 ~ March 5, 2021 (age 75)


Gary Lynn (Booger) Cox, age 75, a resident of Oliver Springs, died Friday, March 5, 2021.

He was a loving father and grandfather.  He spent most days caring for his grandchildren.

Gary was born, January 17, 1946 in Anderson County, Tennessee.  He was a lifelong resident of Oliver Springs.   He was employed by WACO for many years, then continued his career at Y-12 until his retirement.


He is preceded in death by his parents; Elden Cox and Edna Nelson Cox; one son, Greggory Cox; and a brother, Roy Cox.


Gary is survived by his son, Elden Quinton Cox and wife Whitney;

Grandchildren, Ethan Cox and Ella Cox;

Sisters, Joan Cox, Wilma Jean (Keith) Adcock, Connie (Tony) Justice, Brenda (Alan) Massengill and Linda (Ronnie) Adaline;

Brothers, Glenn (Donna) Cox, Doc (Lisa) Cox and Sam (Bettina) Cox

Many nieces and nephews

Cremation was chosen and a “Celebration of Life” Service will be held at a later date.


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