Mr. Bob Silcox, age 84, of Brodhead, KY, was surrounded by family when he passed on Friday, March 13, 2020 at Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation in Brodhead.
Bob was born May 20, 1935 in Indianapolis IN to the late Radford and Mildred Silcox. He married Doris Jean Riddle on August 12, 1954 and from that union came two children: Deborah Jean and Michael Duane. Bob was a member of Brodhead Baptist Church and was a construction worker by trade, helping to build many bridges in Kentucky and surrounding states. Bob enjoyed reading, watching western movies, being outdoors, and visiting with family and friends.
Those left to celebrate his life are his children: Debbie (Everett) Harper, Mike (Donna) Silcox both of Brodhead, four grandchildren: Beth (Mike) Jones, Greg (Casey) Harper, Matthew (Kayla) Silcox, Chris (Marisa) Albright, all of Brodhead, KY; eleven great-grandchildren: Lucas Jones, Lindsey Jones, Jordan Harper, Nash Harper, Lee Harper, Brylee Silcox, Allie Silcox, Lincoln Silcox, Olivia Albright, Jordan Albright, Emilee Albright; one brother and sister-in-law: Hubert and Shirley Silcox and one sister: Estelle Adams all of Indianapolis, IN; a special couple: Amy and Larry Higdon, Fairland, IN; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors.
Bob was preceded in death by Jean, his loving wife of 57 years, his parents and five brothers: Jack Silcox, Bill Silcox, Don Silcox, two infants, two brothers-in-law: John Adams, Bill Riddle, and one sister-in-law: Carol Riddle.
Visitation for Mr. Bob Silcox will be Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 6-9pm and Monday, March 16, 2020 from 10am-1pm at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals.
Funeral services will be Monday, March 16, 2020 at 1pm at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals with Bro. Ralph Baker officiating. Burial will follow in the Piney Grove Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Mike Jones, Greg Harper, Matthew Silcox, and Chris Albright.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Gideons or Brodhead Baptist Church in Bob’s memory.
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