Edward Roy Fox

Edward Roy Fox

Age 98, Luray, Va.

Edward Roy Fox, 98, of Luray died on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.  He was born December 12, 1922, in Luray and was the son of Kirby and Viola Sours Fox. 

On July 5, 1946, he married Doris Miller Fox and together they enjoyed over 70 wonderful years of marriage. She died March 18, 2017. 

He is survived by one son, Roger L. Fox and wife, Sue of Luray, a grandson, Erik R. Fox of Luray and one brother, Jacob Eugene Fox of Luray. 

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Claude, Elby Leo, Bergie and Roscoe Fox and three sisters, Zelda McAlister, Lenora Wilt, and Theda Griffith.  

Mr. Fox served in the United States Navy during WWII earning two purple hearts. He was a long time member of the Luray Comer Jones Post 621. 

Mr. Fox worked for Printz Planing Mill and Baughans Construction Company for many years and retired as a carpenter for Shenandoah National Park with 20 years of service.

He was a life time member of Morning Star Lutheran Church and served his church in many different capacities over the years. These included the church council, caring for the building and grounds and many church improvement projects.

Memorial contributions may be made to Morning Star Lutheran Church Memorial Fund c/o Diane Keeney, 400 Valley Burg Road, Luray, Va. 22835

Arrangements are being handled by The Bradley Funeral Home in Luray, Va.

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