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Ricky Cox

March 21, 1951 — March 22, 2022

Ricky Cox, age 71 of Paris, TN, died Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN.

He was employed by Coca-Cola for 35 years where he worked as a technician.  He also worked as the circulation manager at the Peddler in Paris.  Ricky was an avid golfer and a member of Paris Country Club, his favorite place to hang out and play golf.  Along with golfing, he also enjoyed bass fishing.

Ricky was born March 21, 1951, in Wichita, KS, to the late John R. Cox and the late Peggy Stewart Cox.

He was married May 21, 2005, to Patricia Sturm Cox, who survives, of Paris.

Along with his wife, he is also survived by two children, Jason (Courtney) Walker of Pelham, AL, and Amanda (Matt) Tucker of Paris; one sister, Kathy (Don) Sparks of Paris; two brothers-in-law, David (Tina) Sturm of Murfreesboro, TN, and Richard Sturm of Memphis, TN; three grandchildren, Sillian Walker, Ivan Walker, and Charlee Tucker; and three nephews, David Wayne (Regina) Andrews, Greg (Kelly) Andrews, and John Eric (Mary) Andrews.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  The body is to be cremated.  Memorial visitation will be Saturday, April 2, 2022, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm at Springhill Baptist Church, 1301 Springhill Road, Paris, TN 38242.  The memorial service will be Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 2:00 pm at Springhill Baptist Church, with Craig Odem officiating.

Named as honorary pallbearers are all of Ricky’s golfing friends and buddies at Paris County Club.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Todd Latta Junior Golf League, c/o Andy Collins, 210 West Washington Street, Paris, TN 38242 or to the charity of your choice.

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Memorial Visitation

Saturday, April 2, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Springhill Baptist Church

1301 Spring Hill Rd, Paris, TN 38242

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, April 2, 2022

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Springhill Baptist Church

1301 Spring Hill Rd, Paris, TN 38242

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