Monty R. Cox
Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home
Monty R. Cox, 54, of Woodbine, died Saturday, August 17th, 2013, at the Morris County Hospital, Council Grove. He was born November 18, 1958, at Abilene, the son of Melvin and Betty Ann (Beemer) Cox.
Funeral Service will be held at 10:30am Thursday, August 22nd, 2013, at the Lyona Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 21st, from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at the Woodbine Methodist Church.
Mr. Cox was a farmer and rancher in the Woodbine/Lyona area. He worked for Kansas State University, Irrigation Systems, in Manhattan. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Woodbine. He was also a member of the Jolly Jayhawkers 4-H Club, Kansas Livestock Assn., American Simmental Assn., and a past member of the Woodbine Lyons Club. He graduated from Chapman High School with the class of 1977.
Married Kelline S. Anderson on November 2, 1991 at the New Basel Church, Abilene; she survives of the home.
He is also survived by -
Sons: Marcus Cox of the home
Brett Cox of Washington State
Daughter: Brigette Cox of Abilene
Parents: Melvin & Betty Cox of Abilene
Brother: Steve Cox (wife-Laura) of Abilene
Memorials are requested, in lieu of flowers, to the Dickinson County 4-H Foundation or the Woodbine/Lyona Methodist Churches; and they may be sent in care of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS, 67449-3038.