David Cox, 96

David W.F.  Cox, 96, of rural Wabash, died at 4:50 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

He was born Jan. 18, 1923, in Wabash County, to Arthur Glenn and Osie L. (Brane) Cox.

David was a 1941 graduate of Lincolnville High School and attended the Purdue University School of Agriculture.

He married Edna L. Howell at the Lagro United Methodist Church on April 25, 1943; she died June 21, 2016.

He was a lifelong farmer, a real estate broker, and owned and operated Cox Realty. David was a member of the Pasadena

United Methodist Church in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was a member and past master of the Hanna Masonic Lodge No.61, and a member of the Fort Wayne Scottish Rite and Mizpah Shrine.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with David Phillips officiating.  Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery. 

Friends may call 2-3 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Hanna Masonic Lodge No.61.

The memorial guest book for David W.F. may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Nov 26