By The Mercury

Robert Glen Cox, 80, of Westmoreland, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland.

The family provided the following information.

Robert was born on March 1, 1934, in Corning, the son of Terrance and Wilma (Ward) Cox. 

After he attended Seaman High School, he was united in marriage with Mary “Kathryn” Browning on June 15, 1955, in Topeka. 

He was a 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council #902 out of Flush with St. Joseph Catholic Church, active in 4-H, loved to wood work, play cards, go to his children’s and grandchildren’s events, and to square dance with Kathryn.  Robert was a man that met you with a smile and a firm handshake and didn’t know a stranger.

He is survived by his wife Kathryn of Westmoreland, two sons, Jerry and wife Kandie of Wamego, and Jim and wife Jane of Wamego. He’s also survived by daughters Susie Rouse and husband Dan of Meriden, Sara Brummett and husband Brian of Westmoreland; brothers Ray and Terry of Topeka and Charles of Fairview; sister Maxine Byler of Topeka; and six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego, with burial following in St. George Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorials go to the Westy Community Care Home Alzheimer’s Wing and may be left in care of the Stewart Funeral Home, PO Box 48, Wamego, KS, 66547.

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