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Richard Cox, Sr.

February 6, 1938 — April 27, 2023

Nashville

Richard Gary Cox, Sr. age 85 of Nashville, TN. passed away on April 27, 2023. Preceded in death by his wife, Faye Cox; daughter, Sherry Cox, mother, Darris Goodrich and father, Maurice Cox.

Survived by his loving wife, Carole Cox; son, Gary (Wendy) Cox, stepsons, Mika (Bev) Douglas, Jody Douglas, Alan (Laura) Douglas; grandchildren, Olivia Cox, Garrett Cox; step grandchildren, Tyler Douglas, Olivia Douglas, Amy Douglas, Kyle Douglas; 7 great grandchildren; brothers, Rickey Goodrich, Scotty (Brent) Goodrich, Mike (Joan) Goodrich; sister, Faye (Howard) Dodson, numerous nieces, nephews and loved ones.

Richard was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed working and cutting grass at The Golf Club of Tennessee. Richard was a member of Bellevue Church of Christ and later The Church at Harpeth Heights where he sang in the choir and was a Deacon. Aside from golfing he enjoyed bowling, dancing, and coaching baseball. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.

There will be visitation Thursday, May 4, 2023 from 1:30pm ~ 3:30pm with a Celebration of Life at 3:30pm at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home 9090 Highway 100 Nashville, TN 37221.

We would like to give a special thanks to Deria, Ed, and Aveanna Hospice.

In lieu of flowers please make donations in Richard’s name to Aveanna Hospice.

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Visitation

Thursday, May 4, 2023

1:30 - 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

Harpeth Hills Funeral Home & Cremation Center

9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Starts at 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

Harpeth Hills Funeral Home & Cremation Center

9090 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221

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