Roger Gene Fox, Sr., age 70, of Culleoka, Tennessee, passed away at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center on Sunday, April 9, 2017.
Roger was born on March 23, 1947 to the late Rufus Gilbert Fox and Lillian McGee Fox in Detroit, Michigan. Roger served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from General Motors as an OpTech. Roger was known as a jokester. He was a hard worker who greatly loved the outdoors. Roger was a kind and caring father and friend.
The family will visit with friends on Wednesday April 12, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home in Columbia, Tennessee. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Vassar officiating. Burial will follow at Haynes Cemetery in Culleoka, Tennessee. Military honors will be provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19.
Roger is survived by his children son Roger (Debbie) Fox Jr. of Michigan, daughter Shannon (Nathan) Polk of Culleoka, and son Jason (Tracy) Fox of Murfreesboro; grandchildren Andrew Fox, Megan Polk, Candace Fox, Zachery Fox, Alicia Polk, Lillian Fox, and Lucas Fox expected in May; great-grandchildren Connor Fox and Kylah Fox expected in August; siblings Danny (Jackie) Fox and Joyce Blankinship both of Michigan.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be Roger Fox Jr., Jason Fox, Danny Fox, Andrew Fox, Zachery Fox, and Nathan Polk.
Williams Funeral Home is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Condolences can be made at www.williamsfh.com.
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