Tommy Edward Cox, 66 of Crawfordsville passed away on November 14, 2019.
Tommy was born to Mary Elizabeth “Dolly” Hubbard, March 9, 1953 in Harlan, KY. His mother and adoptive father, Tomas Hubbard soon settled in Wabash Indiana.
Tommy was small business owner, operating Agricomp Computer Services or ACS Technology since 1985.
He graduated from Northfield Jr./Sr. High School in 1971. He enlisted in the United States Army after graduation, serving our country during Vietnam. As an E-5, he worked in special intelligence.
Tommy believed in the value of education and worked hard to receive several associate degrees and a bachelor degree including graduating from Purdue University School of Agriculture in 1979 all while working full-time for the USDA as a loan officer and for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources at Shades State Park.
Tommy and his wife, Cheryl (Cox), married at Freedom Baptist Church December 24, 1972. They made a life together raising three children, which were Tommy’s greatest pride and joy.
Tommy was the definition of a hard working man, striving to always provide for the wants and needs of his family. He was never happier than to have his kids and grandkids sharing a meal around the same table. He had a heart for helping others and giving wherever he could. Tommy was man of many hobbies including golf, flying small planes, restoring cars, shooting, archery, carpentry, politics, playing his guitar and anything else his kids and grandkids could get him interested in.
Tommy was ecstatic to find and meet his paternal siblings in early 2018. Getting to know his new sisters and brother brought Tommy so much joy.
Survived by his wife, Cheryl and children Dillon (Aubrey) Cox, Fort Myers, FL, Michael (Candi) Cox, Sara (Aaron) Clapp, both of Crawfordsville. Tommy is also survived by his 6 grandchildren, who put a spring in his step. Conner Cox, Caleb Cox, Caroline Cox, Zachary Cox, Allison Cox, and Kody Clapp. Tommy’s maternal siblings,Teddy (Tracy) Hubbard of LaFontaine, Peggy McCord, Richard (Kathy) Hubbard, Debbie (Larry) Northcutt, Jackie (Diana) Hubbard Sr.,Teresa Cox, Eddie (Victoria) Hubbard, Grant (Denise) Hubbard of Marion. Tommy’s paternal siblings, Marilyn Busch, Donna (Casey) Donley, Susan (Earl) Clay, Lisa (Todd) Griffey, Bridget Nolan, and Billy Nolan Jr., sister in law Caryl (Jim) Barnes, sister in law, Patricia (Dan) Sweet, California, Mo., as well as many nieces and nephews.
Proceeded in death by his father, Thomas Hubbard, biological father Billy Nolan Sr., brother Norman Grant Hubbard, sister Melinda Kay Hubbard and brother Leroy Hubbard as well as his father-in-law Robert Cox and mother-in-law Shirley Cox.
Visitation be will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S Washington St, in Crawfordsville on Monday November 18, 2019 from 12:00 noon till the time of the funeral service at 2:00 PM with Rev. Mike Whitacre presiding. Burial to follow at Oak Hill North. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Montgomery County Youth Service Bureau or The Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County. “To be Absent from the Body is to be Present with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5:8
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