A time of Remembrance and Celebration of the Life of Jack Dale Fox is scheduled for Sunday, July 11, 2021 at the Clinton-Highland Joint Fire Station, or the New Vienna Fire Station Community Room. The Celebration will take place from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. The Fox Family invites everyone to come and share the day celebrating the life of Jack.
Remembering Jack Dale Fox – a loving obituary
Jack Dale Fox passed away from natural causes at the age of 90 years old on June 17th, 2021, at Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, Ohio, with his loving family around him. A time of Remembrance and Celebration of the Life of Jack Dale Fox is scheduled for Sunday, July 11, 2021 at the Clinton-Highland Joint Fire Station, or the New Vienna Fire Station Community Room. The Fox Family will receive friends from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. All touched by Jack’s warm heart will be invited to join in this celebration of his life.
Jack was born in Miamisburg, Ohio on September 5th, 1930, to Heber Fox and Catherine Fox (nee Derr). Jack was a dedicated farmer his entire life. He first farmed with his father, Heber, on the Fox Family Farm in Miamisburg, Ohio, until the age of 38, when he purchased his own farm in New Vienna, Ohio in 1968. Jack resided and farmed on his beloved New Vienna Farm to his very passing.
Jack also served his country, stateside, in Hermosa Beach, California in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Jack met the love of his life Janet Fox (nee Wilhoit) in 1951, and they married in Middletown, Ohio, on June 26th, 1953. Jack always said that with Janet, it was love at first site. Their 68 years of marriage together are a true example of their enduring love. Janet was by Jack’s side creating a home for them and their family first in Miamisburg, then in New Vienna, as well as in Hermosa Beach, California, when Jack was in the Army.
Jack is survived by his beloved wife, Janet Fox (nee Wilhoit), and his loving children Mike Fox and Kathy Fox (nee Frinack), Scott Fox and Cathy Fox (nee Dean), Steven Fox and Brian Fox- Krawczyk, Kelly Fox Cooper, Shelly Boggs (nee Fox) and Chuck Boggs.
Jack is also survived by his adoring grandchildren, Tracy Mongold (nee Fox) and Ashley Mongold, Michael Fox and Jessica Fox (nee Gearing), Jacob Fox and Brooke Fox (nee Aills), Jason Fox and Kelsey Fox (nee Satterfield), Adam Boggs and Rebecca Boggs (nee Leigh). Jack is also survived by his nine cherished Great Grandchildren and many loving nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.
Jack was preceded in death by his beloved parents Heber Fox and Catherine Fox (nee Derr), his dear sister Betty Zech (nee Fox) and brother-in-law Bob Zech, his cherished granddaughter Ashley Fizer (nee Boggs), his friend and son-in-law Chic York, and his loving son-in-law, Mike Cooper.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society of Ohio, https://www.cancer.org/about-us/local/ohio.html in memory of our dear Jack.
Brown Funeral Home, Wilmington, is assisting the family. To leave an on-line condolence, please visit www.arehart-brown.com or see our Facebook page, Brown Funeral home.
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