Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in the First United Methodist Church of Panhandle with Rev. Dr. Jerry Lane of White Deer and Rev. Buddy Payne, pastor officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.
Kenneth was born Aug. 9, 1940 in Seiling, Okla. He was raised in Dewey County on the Sam Cox farm and the towns of Seiling and Taloga. He graduated from high school in Seiling in 1958. He graduated from Panhandle Agricultural and Mechanical College in Goodwell, Okla. in August 1962.
Kenneth taught and coached for Stratford ISD from 1962 to 1968; he was elementary Principal and sixth grade teacher in Arnett, Okla. from 1968 to 1976 after completing a Masters degree in Education Administration at West Texas State College in Canyon. Texas in 1968.
Kenneth was Elementary Principal in Skellytown, Texas in the White Deer ISD from 1976 to 1995 when he retired with 33years experience in education. During the summers Kenneth managed the Stratford swimming pool and directed the summer youth program in Arnett.
While in Skellytown he was president of Lions Club several different years. He and his wife Alice lived at Lake Tanglewood south of Amarillo from August 1991 to September 2001 when they moved to Panhandle. He was president of the Square House Museum Board from 2008 to 2010.
On Aug. 22, 1958, Kenneth married Alice J. Price in Seiling with her father J. D. Price, Jr. officiating. They have four children: Randy L. Cox , born May 1, 1959; Kendra L. Cox born March 27, 1961; Keith A. Cox born Dec. 22, 1962; and Barbra K. Craig born Oct. 14, 1964.
Kenneth is survived by his wife Alice, his four children, Randy Cox, Kendra Cox, Keith Cox and Barbra Craig; seven grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.