Barbara “Bobbie” Allred Cox

7/12/1952 ~ 5/12/2019

CoxBarbaraCropBarbara “Bobbie” Allred Cox, Born in Mt. Pleasant, Utah to Bruce and Shirley Allred on July 12, 1952. She married Sam Cox of Fairview on September 22, 1973. She died May 12, 2019 at Utah Valley Hospital from health problems. Bobbie was surrounded by her husband, Sam, sister Shirleen, and family. She loved the outdoors and could be found fishing with her mother, nieces and nephews. She and Sam were happiest when they were together fishing at various lakes in Utah. One of the highlights of her life was fishing trips to Alaska when she caught a 960 pound Sleeper shark. She was most proud of that shark, but she let it go. Bobbie was an accomplished horse woman, winning many competitions, barrel racing, and pole bending. She was also Sanpete County Rodeo Queen. She was an independent and strong woman.
Sam and Bobbie had a trucking company. Both worked very hard. They retired in 2012, bought a house in Mesquite, Nevada and enjoyed the past six years in the winter weather. She had a beautiful yard, loved roses, and flowers. She loved the mountains, especially camping with friends and family. She was an avid hunter and enjoyed four-wheeling in the mountains and in Mesquite where she loved to look at the cactus and wild flowers.
Survived by her husband, Sam Cox, Mt. Pleasant, UT; sister, Shirleen Allred & LaMar Cloward, American Fork, UT; niece, Gina Tooley, grand-niece KyLee, grand-nephew Chandler; nephew, Wyatt LaMar & Jodi Cloward, grand-niece Davi, grand-nephew Gunner; brothers-in-law, Ron &Tammy Cox, Eddie & Lesa Cox, Randy & Claudean Cox; sisters-in-law Patsy Cox, Clarice Cox, and many other nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, brothers-in-law William C Cox and Iven “Woody” Cox.
Funeral services will be held Thursday May 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Rasmussen Mortuary (96 N 100 W, Mt. Pleasant, UT). Viewings will be held Wednesday May 15, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services both at the Rasmussen Mortuary. Interment in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery. Online condolence at

9 Responses to “Barbara “Bobbie” Allred Cox”

  1. Tony & Connie Poulsen says:

    Sorry for your loss

  2. Bryan & Ruth Ann Shelley says:

    Sam, our hearts are so heavy at the passing of our dear friend.
    Bobbi was such a good friend to Ruth Ann. She will be missed greatly.
    Our prayers for comfort for you and your family are being sent to heaven.
    Know if our love for you.

  3. Marie Olsen says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Bobby. She was a close friend she was always so big hearted and so good to her family. You have our deepest sympathy and thoughts.


  4. Mike Aime says:

    Sam, I express my deepest sympathy to you in the passing of your “very special wife”.

  5. Sheila Johnson Angerhofer says:

    My condolences. I loved Barbara in high school. And am sad at the news of her passing.

  6. RuthAnn Simon says:


    My deepest sympathy.

    RuthAnn Beck Simon

  7. Ellen & Tom Lusk says:

    What a special person Bobbie was. I enjoyed her company when ever I could . Take care, love and comfort to you Sam and your families.

  8. Bob and Carol Sweat says:

    Our condolences to your family. May your sorrow be eased knowing that she is at peace and no longer in pain or dis comfort. Love you guys.

  9. Sandra Owens says:

    Sam, I’m so sorry to see that Bobbie passed. You are in my prayers.