Age: 91 Address: Prices Creek Community Date of Death: Monday, August 25th, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Farris Fox of the Prices Creek Community went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 25th at his home.
A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late John and Zilla Arrowood Fox. He was also preceded in death by sisters: Nola Fox Miller, Delovia Fox and Opal Blankenship; brothers: Bobby, J.G. and Doyle Fox. He was a US Army Veteran having served in WWII. He retired from Guardian Industrial after 27 years of service.
Surviving is his wife of 48 years, Genevieve Fox; sons: David Fox of Michigan and Daryl Fox of Missouri; grandsons: Alex and Nickolas Fox; sisters-in-law: Barbara Fox of Micaville, Inez Fox of Leicester and Judy Fox of Asheville; special friend who he thought of as his daughter, Connie McMahan and special friend that he thought of as a sister, Sherry Edwards. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, August 29th at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Rev. Jerry Shelton will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Food Pantry, 129 Scronce Creek Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 or to the charity of ones choice.
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