Jimmy Ray Cox, age 75, of Lexington, Kentucky, formerly of Hindman, Kentucky, passed away Friday, January 28, 2022, at his home in Lexington.

He was born at Garrett, KY on January 24, 1947 to Dallis Cox and Victoria Inman Cox. Jimmy graduated from Garrett High School in 1964. He then went on to play basketball for East Carolina University and graduated in 1968. He coached High School Basketball at Wayland High School, June Buchanan High School and Knott County Central High School. He was a member of Hindman United Methodist Church where he served as a Lay Minister. He was also a member of Hindman Lions Club and President and CEO of Casey's Foods.

Survived by: Daughter- Nicole (Thad) Manning
Sons- Martin (Jennifer Bingham) Cox, Tyler (Sydney) Cox and Tate (Peyton) Cox
Grandchildren- Star Manning, Houston Manning, Clay Cox
Preceded in death by Parents- Dallis and Victoria Cox
Step Mother- Olive Cox
Brother- Bobby Cox

Funeral services for Jimmy Ray Cox will be held at Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Thursday, February 3, 2022, at 1:00 PM with Mike Powers officiating. Entombment will follow at Bethel Memorial Mausoleum at Hindman, Kentucky.

Visitation will be held at the Hindman Funeral Services Chapel, Thursday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hindman United Methodist Church.