|Birth: ||May 10, 1929|
|Death: ||Jul. 25, 2010|
Charles Roy Fox, 81, of Hillsboro, went to be with the Lord July 25, 2010, at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at First Baptist Church, in Hillsboro, with the Rev. Kenneth James officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Garden of Memory, near Hillsboro. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tues. at the funeral home.
Charles was born in Frost, Navarro County, Texas, to the late Roy Marvin and Irma Lee Curry Fox. He attended schools in Hillsboro until the 9th grade, when the family moved to Itasca, where he graduated from Itasca High School in 1947. In early 1949, he joined the United States Navy, serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Boxer, for almost four years. Travels took him to China, Hawaii, Korea, Japan, the Philippine Islands among other areas, and he experienced the initiation of crossing the Equator. After being honorably discharged from the Navy, Charles returned to Itasca. In 1953, he began working for the Lone Star Gas Company in Hillsboro, and in 1955, was employed by the Texas Highway Engineering Department of Hillsboro and retired after 36 years in 1991. Charles was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Hillsboro.
Preceding Charles in death was brother, James Marvin Fox of Waxahachie.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy, of Hillsboro; son, Stephen and wife, Susan, of Van Alstyne, Texas; daughter, Rikki Lynn MacBarron and husband, Richard, of Tustin Ranch, Calif.; grandchildren, Jessica and husband, Matt Whalen, of Houston, Katherine MacBarron, of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Samuel Fox and Sophia Fox, of Van Alstyne, Texas; sisters, Faye Marie Copeland, of Covington and Carolyn Bons, of Grandview; and several nieces and nephews.
Waco Tribune-Herald: 7/27/2010...C6
Hillcrest Garden of Memory Cemetery
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Jul 27, 2010
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