Arthur Fox
Arthur Fox

Obituary of Arthur Leonard Fox

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Arthur Leonard “Art” Fox, 93, of Winamac passed away at home on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.   He was born on May 30, 1929 in Indian Creek Township to the late Rudolph J. and Mary Ella [McLochlin] Fox.  He attended Pulaski High School.  On December 17, 1949, Art married Ella Jean Mays in Star City.  She passed away on January 23, 1983.  On February 14, 1997, Art married Jeanettie Marcella “Sis” [Craig] Galbreath in Winamac.  She survives.

Art served in the US Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge.  He was a lifetime member, Past Commander, Past Quarter Master, Past Chaplain, and Past Surgeon of Winamac VFW Post #1728.  He was also a member of Monterey American Legion Post #399 and Winamac FOE #2580. 

Art was retired from Galbreath, Inc.  He enjoyed golfing, bowling, shooting pool, playing cards, and socializing.  He also enjoyed music and was a talented yodeler.  Art loved living on the Tippecanoe River.  More than anything, he loved his family and will be sadly missed. 

 

He is survived by:

Jeanettie Marcella “Sis” [Craig] Fox, Winamac, IN Second Wife

Debrah Jean Fox, Winamac, IN Daughter

Richard Arthur (Becky) Fox, Winamac, IN Son

Vicky (David) Pingel, North Judson, IN Daughter

Nikki Jo (fiancé: Paul Roda) Fox, Rochester, IN Daughter

Marcy Lynn Fox, Carmel, IN Daughter

Rose (Jim) Hubbard, Winamac, IN Step Daughter

Phillip Crawford, Winamac, IN Step Son

Daniel (Judy) Galbreath, Alabama Step Son

J. Eric (Shelle) Galbreath, Winamac, IN Step Son

Rebecca (Bill) Kinder, Winamac, IN Step Daughter

31 Grandchildren and 55 Great Grandchildren (we think)

Many Nieces and Nephews

 

Preceded in death by:

Mary Ella [McLochlin] Fox, Mother

Rudolph J. Fox, Father

Mary Caroline [Shidler] Fox, Step Mother

Ella Jean [Mays] Fox, First Wife

Terry Lynn Fox, Daughter

Tammy Ruth Fox, Daughter

Danny L. Morris, Son-in-law

Greg Hooker, Son-in-law

1 Granddaughter

Oliva Jean Redweik, Great-Granddaughter

Ralph Fox, Brother

Walt Fox, Brother

Eugene Fox, Brother

Don Fox, Brother

Loran Fox, Brother

Mary Ellen Nies, Sister

 

Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EDT Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.  An Eagles Memorial Service will be held that evening at the funeral home around 8 PM. 

Memorial Services will be held at 11 AM EDT Friday, August 19, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Rev. David Broad officiating.

Burial will take place at Buck Cemetery in Thornhope, IN.  The VFW and American Legion will conduct Military Graveside Services. 

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Winamac VFW Post #1728. 

Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.

Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

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Thursday
18
August

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 18, 2022
Frain Mortuary
305 East Main Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States
Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EDT Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. An Eagles Memorial Service will be held that evening at the funeral home around 8 PM.
Friday
19
August

Memorial Services

11:00 am
Friday, August 19, 2022
Frain Mortuary
305 East Main Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States
Memorial Services will be held at 11 AM EDT Friday, August 19, 2022 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Rev. Dave Broad officiating.

Burial

Buck Cemetery
300 East 850 South
Thornhope, Indiana, United States
Burial will take place at Buck Cemetery in Thornhope, IN. The VFW and American Legion will conduct Military Graveside Services.
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