Obituary for Leon Fox

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Leon Fox

September 23, 1918 - January 12, 2017

Leon Fox, age 98, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, January 12, 2017 at the Brownsburg Meadows. He was a lifelong resident of Morgantown.

Leon was born September 23, 1918, in Morgantown, to the late Charles and Mae (Ford) Fox. He married Catherine I. (Neville) Fox on January 18, 1939 in Martinsville. She preceded him in death on July 30, 2003 after 64 devoted years of marriage

Leon retired in 1975 as a Machine Operator for General Motors Truck and Bus Plant in Indianapolis after 29 years of service. He was a member of the United Auto Workers Union                in Indianapolis and a former member of the Good Sam Club.

Leon enjoyed camping and traveling with his wife to Florida, working on automobiles and reading. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed by his children, Arion (Betty) Fox of Morgantown an Peggy (Dale) Perry of Avon; grandchildren: Gary (Shelley) Fox of Brown County, Rhonda (John) Knecht of Thiensville, Wisconsin, Rebecca (Kevin) McClure-Hooper of Harrisburg, Virginia and Richard (Laura) Perry of Brownsburg; great-grandchildren, Bobby, Megan, Logan, Gracie, Elizabeth, Kasey, Elaina and Gwendolyn.

Leon was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine; siblings, Dorothy Hayes, Carolyn Frazier, Helen Gresh, Hester, Vessie and Louis Fox.

The Rev. Don Kinser will conduct a funeral service on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home.  Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Leon to American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

Expressions of caring & kindness may be made to the Fox family at www.meredith-clark.com.

Information:  (812) 597-4670

 

 

 

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Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home

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179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm -

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home

Address:

179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: September 23, 1918
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Condolences for Leon Fox

Ted Boatman posted on 1/13/17

Dear Fox family, I got acquainted with Leon at Brownsburg Meadows. His room was across the hall from my father-in-law. They shared the same lunch table. I took an immediate liking to him. Each time I would visit I would bring him some type of chocolate snack and made sure I spent time with him. After my father-in-law passed away, I visited him at least once a week, took him snacks, visited with him and sometimes took him over to the other side when I visited my Mom. I loved talking to him and listening to his stories. I am proud to say he was my friend. I am going to miss him dearly. My deepest sympathy to your family.

 

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