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 Leslie O. Fox, Jr

Leslie O. Fox, Jr

Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Death 25 Jul 2008 (aged 59)
Show Low, Navajo County, Arizona, USA
Burial Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
Memorial ID 62719764 · View Source
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The White Mountain Independent,
Show Low, Arizona ~ July 31, 2008

Leslie O. Fox Jr. died in an auto accident July 25, near his home in Show Low where he had resided for the last three years. He was born April 12, 1949, at Sister's Hospital in Santa Maria to Eudora and Les Fox Sr.

Les was raised in Nipomo and attended local schools. He joined the Army and was a Vietnam veteran. He later went back to school and graduated summa cum laude in 1995 from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a bachelor's degree in studio arts and a minor in computer animation and graphics. He then moved to and lived in Paso Robles, Calif., from 1996 until moving to Arizona.

Les was a person of many interests. He was always an avid reader who liked science fiction and science fact. He liked western movies and country music, his horses and his dogs. He enjoyed playing his guitar and entertaining others. He worked as a cement contractor, an electrical technician, a bartender and graphic artist and was an accomplished ceramic artist. He enjoyed riding his Harley and was a member of a vet's Harley riding group, M.M.A., in Show Low.

He loved his family and his country. He most especially loved and was proud of his children, Josh and Rachelle. He was loved by his family and friends and will all miss him terribly. "We will miss his big bear hugs!"

He is survived by his son, Joshua Fox, and his daughter, Rachelle Fox, both of Paso Robles, Calif.; his mother, Frances Eudora Fox of Nipomo, Calif.; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Ron Souza of Nipomo, Calif.; and the mother of his children, Terrell Fox of Paso Robles. Numerous cousins, aunts and uncles also survive.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leslie O. Fox Sr. who died Nov. 21, 1993.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m. at the Santa Maria Cemetery in Santa Maria, Calif.

Friends, if they so desire, can make memorials in Les' name to the American Cancer Society, 426 E. Barcellus Dr., Suite 305, Santa Maria, CA 93454

Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary and Crematory is in charge of funeral arrangements. (805) 922-8463.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leslie O. Fox, Jr (12 Apr 1949–25 Jul 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62719764, citing Santa Maria Cemetery District, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA ; Maintained by Gordon Smith (contributor 47247873) .