Michael "Mike" Wayne Cox

Born on March 26, 1971

Departed on September 10, 2017 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Michael “Mike” Wayne Cox -Age 46 passed away September 10, 2017 in Nashville, TN. Mike was born March 26, 1971 in Cleveland, OH.
He is preceded in death by his father, Orville Lee Cox, Sr. Survived by his children, Justin Michael Cox, Tanner Blake Cox (Lauren), Camron Bailey Cox (Julianne Elizabeth); mother, Cathy Lee Mullins; grandchildren, Luke James Cox, Harper Bailey Cox, Bo Blake Cox; brothers, Orville Lee Cox, Jr., David Lee Cox; sisters, Barbara Malone, Nichole Lynn Cox, Vanessa Cox and Pricilla Cox.
Mike was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan and worked for Irwin Concrete company for many years.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 at West Harpeth Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Harpeth Hill Memory Gardens. Employees at Irwin Concrete Company will serve as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. on Friday at West Harpeth Funeral Home.

19 Comments to Michael "Mike" Wayne Cox

  1. Teresa McGee
    September 12, 2017 6:24 pm

    We will miss you our dear funny friend! I’m crying as I write this. You always made us laugh no matter what was going on. We feel so fortunate and blessed to have known you. This world will definitely not be the same without you and we will forever cherish the good times we all had together. Take care of Cindy. See you on the other side. Much love, Teresa and Scot

  2. Larry Law
    September 13, 2017 6:29 am

    You will be missed.

  3. Sherry & Lin
    September 13, 2017 10:30 am

    You had such a crazy personality & was always so much fun to be around. I hope you know how much you were loved and what a great friend you were to so many people. You will be missed terribly. Mike & Cindy together forever <3

  4. Mary
    September 13, 2017 10:45 am

    You will truly be missed

  5. Viki and Jim Jordan
    September 13, 2017 11:39 am

    Mike was one of the most avid Ohio State fans I have know. Such a fun loving guy. We were looking forward to camping together soon. Mike will most definitely be missed! O-H-I-O Mike, say hi to Woody for me!

  6. Parrish Elliott
    September 13, 2017 1:26 pm

    Brother this place will never be the same again. For 30yrs we laughed and had a great time. I will cherish the memories. Go rest high on the mountain brother cause your work here is done. We will see you again

  7. Dana Herity, Kendal Haines, Jordan Walker
    September 13, 2017 3:47 pm

    You were so loved and will be missed beyond words. We are all honored to have had you for as long as we did. Love you Michael.

  8. Julie (Dozier) McCrary
    September 13, 2017 3:54 pm

    I didn’t know you well, but I remember how popular, happy, and funny you were in high school…and you were very nice to me on the school bus when others picked on me. Funny how it’s the little things that people remember about you. Its the little things that matter and make a person who they truly are.

  9. Julie (Dozier) McCrary
    September 13, 2017 3:57 pm

    I barely knew you, but I remember how popular, happy, and funny you were in high school. You were very nice to me on the school bus while other’s picked on me.

    Funny how it’s the little things that people remember about you. Its the little things that matter and make a person who they truly are.

  10. Penny Annesi
    September 13, 2017 5:05 pm

    I Will Forever Remember The Great Times That My Friend Tracy And I Had With Mike. He Was Always The Life Of The Party And Always Had A Smile On His Face. RIP Mike & Fly High!!!!

  11. Lori Cantrell O'Neil
    September 13, 2017 5:23 pm

    You always made me laugh, every time I saw you. Didn’t matter what was going on, you always smiled and made others smile. You brought joy and laughter to many. RIP Mike.. you will never be forgotten.

  12. Lacey Frith (Duke)
    September 13, 2017 5:40 pm

    You were always making people smile! You were one of the people that made Westwood feel like a home for me and I’ll never forget the times at hillmont or you picking on Jamie! Your sons have had an amazing role model in you and I know they will carry your love and lessons with them always. Rest high!

  13. Malinda Sircy
    September 13, 2017 5:49 pm

    I’m in ahhh , never to forget your contagious smile , wit and amazing personality! The world was a better place with you in it! Know that everyone one you came into contact with adored you. Connected with you with your infectious and hilarious ways, you always knew how to bring a person that was down ,Up! You will be forever missed, RIP MY FRIEND ! Watch over us from heaven help us on our journey here on earth.

  14. James Shelby
    September 13, 2017 5:52 pm

    Mike for many years you and I laughed and joked at one another and seemed to always pull pranks on each other. I will miss you so, and never forget ya. Each year when college football rolls around and our two teams face each other, yours being Ohio State and mine Penn State, I can smile and say this one’s for you my friend. Please watch over my dear friend Cindy and understand that everyone loves and misses you dearly. Love ya my brother!

  15. SABRINA AND TODD STEPHENS
    September 13, 2017 6:01 pm

    You were the funniest crazy guy in school… The life of any party…you will be missed very much… watch over everyone here.. see you again one day… Thanks for all the funny memories ….

  16. Karen Breedlove
    September 14, 2017 5:04 pm

    Mike you will be missed by so many. I know I’m one of them. We had so much fun during baseball season for several years. So many memories I will forever cherish!!! When I heard the news about you, I couldn’t believe it (didn’t want to believe it). I will forever miss you and you will forever be in my heart!!! I know you will be looking down at us all and smiling that wonderful smile that you have. RIP Mike… I love you always!!!!

  17. Stacey Pate
    September 14, 2017 6:19 pm

    The 1st we met was at the baseball field as u umpired your boys caught my eye cause well they were just so darn cute.Next was through wrestling and Harpeth football i will always remember ur infectious smiles and they will live on forever in Justin,Tanner and Camron may God take you in his arms and give you wings so that you can continue to watch over your boys and grandchildren R.I.P.

  18. Dena
    September 14, 2017 7:52 pm

    You will be missed by many. Love the way you could make anyone laugh. You and Cindy are together for ever. Fly high Mike Fly high. RIP Mike

  19. Diana Duke
    September 15, 2017 7:21 am

    Prayers for Justin, Tanner, and Cameron and family!

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