James Kenneth COX

January 1, 1933August 31, 2020
James( Jim) Kenneth Cox passed away on August 31, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. Jim is proceeded in death by his parents Kenneth and Ann Cox. He is survived by his wife of 65 years Maxine Cox, children Sharon Ann Roth, Julie Caprice Cox, grandchild Melora (Jake) Wiggins, 3 great grandchildren and many wonderful friends. After serving in the Naval Medical Corp, Jim went on to be an educator with Metro Nashville Board of Education while serving as Commissioner followed by Mayor of the City of Berry Hill. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with friends but especially with his wife. Jim was a lifetime member of the Nashville-Franklin Elks Lodge and held the office of Exalted Ruler and Trustee. A private graveside service will be held at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Memorial Park. Please visit our online obituary at

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