Age: 80Address: Micaville
Date of Death: Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: Vernon Albert Fox of Micaville went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 2nd at Mission Hospital. A native of Yancey County he was a son of the late John and Lizzy Fox and the husband of the late Ruth Pate Fox and Farrie Styles Fox. He was also preceded in death by a son, Joel Fox. He was a member of Crabtree Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening, bear hunting and his chickens.
Surviving are his wife, Donna Robinson Fox of the home; sons: Gary Fox and wife, Judy, of Big Creek, Larry Fox and wife, Vanessa, of Newdale and Randall Fox of Marion; daughters: Donna Burleson and husband, Randy, of Spruce Pine and Patricia Jarrett and husband, Tom, of Bakersville; a step-daughter, Jody Woody and husband, Tommy, of Double Island; sister, Jean Briggs and husband, Perry, of Candler; brother, Avery Fox of Micaville; 8 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 8 step-great-grandchildren and very special friend Barbara Fox of Micaville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 5th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. The Rev. Kenneth Forbes will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be private.
The family would like to say a special thank you to Gladys Buck and all the staff with the CAP Program for all of their help.