John Arthur Fox

Published 9:28 am Monday, September 28, 2020

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Mr. John Arthur Fox, 84, of Mohegan Trail, Mocksville, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 at his home.

He was born on April 10, 1936 in Ilion, N.Y. to the late Arthur William and Cora May Timmerman Fox. Mr. Fox joined the U.S. Army in 1955 and took basic training in Fort Dix, N.J. He then joined the 187th Airborne Division in Fort Lee, Va. and transferred to the 101st Airborne Division in Fort Campbell, Ky., later transferring to Standby Reserve in 1958. He moved back to Richfield Springs, N.Y. and retired from Remington Arms ffter 28 years.

He was also preceded in death by: his wife of 58 years, Claudia Ruth Stickles Fox.

Survivors: 2 children, Andy Fox (Laurie) of Mocksville and Jennifer Fox of New York; 3 grandchildren, Andrew Fox Jr. (Whitney), Johnathan Fox (Nicole) and Tara Fox (Charles Hupp); and 6 great-grandchildren, Lilah, Charley, Madelyn, Weston, Wyatt and Olivia.