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Evan L. Cox

September 16, 1950 — October 14, 2016

Evan L. Cox, 66 years young, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on October 14th, 2016 at his residence in French Lick, Indiana.

He was born in Washington, Indiana on September 16th, 1950 to Claude L. Cox and Nadene (Evans) Cox. He grew up in French Lick, Indiana but also spent time in Beirut, Lebanon and also California while traveling.

Evan married Debra Jo Eddleman on April 15th, 1972 and she survives. He was preceded in death by his parents and (1) Aunt – Phyllis Nichols.

Evan spent several years as mountain manager at Ski Paoli Peaks in Paoli, Indiana and as an official for USAC Racing. He attended college at Vincennes University.

Evan was a member of the VFW Post 8302 in Paoli, Indiana and the Sons of American Legion at the French Lick American Legion Post 76 where he was very active in all functions related to the Legion. He also was a former member of the French Lick Airport Board. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family and most forms of racing. Evan also enjoyed music, especially his grandson’s guitar playing.

Evan is survived by:

Wife Debbie (Eddleman) Cox French Lick, Indiana

Mother-in-law Dorothy Eddleman Vincennes, Indiana

(2) Sons Jason Cox Indianapolis, Indiana
Joshua Cox (Cathy) French Lick, Indiana

(2) Brothers P. David Cox Bloomington, Indiana
Claude L. Cox II Orleans, Indiana

(2) Grandchildren Nolan Cox and Seth Johnson

(2) Step-Grandchildren Caiplin and Quinton Moore

Niece Melody Lembery

Nephews Ty, Leo, Eric and Alex Cox

(2) Brother-in-laws Louie Eddleman and Rusty Eddleman (Pam)

(1) Sister-in-law Sue Petelle (Chris)

Cousin/Friend Paul Cox

Numerous other loving family and friends also survive Evan.

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Sam Vernon at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel in French Lick, Indiana. Burial will follow in Cane Creek Cemetery.

Friends may call Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in memory of Evan to the French Lick American Legion Post 76, 116 Main Street, French Lick, Indiana 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Evan L. Cox, please visit our flower store.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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