B. Nicholas “Nick” Cox, 67, of Greenville and formerly of Ansonia, passed away at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville. Nick was born January 11, 1948 in Darke County and the son of the late R. Byron and Norene E. (Petry) Cox.
Nick was retired after 40 plus years in the insurance business as the former owner of R B Cox and Vannoy Cox Insurance Agencies of Ansonia and Greenville, respectively. Also he was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Greenville, former member of the Board of Directors of Greenville National Bank, ESC Board, Wayne Hospital Board, the former HOPE Foundation Board, Darke County Chamber of Commerce, and AAA Board of Directors. Nick was also a member of the Darke County O.S.U. Alumni Association, Ansonia Athletic Boosters, Greenville Elks Lodge and had chaired the Annie Oakley Golf Outing as a major fund raiser for the Cancer Association of Darke County.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers in law Mike and Dave Muhlenkamp and sister in law Jane Muhlenkamp.
Nick is survived by his wife, Paula Lynn (Muhlenkamp) Cox of Greenville. They were married August 12, 1967. Also by his children, Eva and John Boehm of Eden Prairie, MN, Aaron and Michele Cox and Ryan and Chrissy Cox, all of Greenville; grandchildren, Emma Boehm, Abigail Boehm, Chloe Cox, Carleigh Cox, Vera Cox and Anna Cox; brother, Greg (Sheila) Cox of Troy; In laws, Chris and Rhonda Muhlenkamp of Carmel, Ind., Ann and Dave Baker of Ft. Wayne, Ind., Amy Muhlenkamp of Troy, and Becky Muhlenkamp of Greenville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 233 West Third St., Greenville, with Father Jim Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. and on Monday from 9-10 a.m. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio. Prayers will be recited on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice of Darke County or the Cancer Association of Darke County.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.