Joe Fox


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Posted Online: Dec. 05, 2012, 5:07 pm
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Joe W. Fox, 79, of rural Kewanee,died Dec. 4, 2012, at Toulon Health Care Center.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Schueneman-Tumbleson, Kewanee. Burial is at Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday.
He was born Feb. 16, 1933, in Sheffield, Ill., to Irvin and Doris Fox. He married Donna Addis March 1, 1956.
Joe was of the Methodist faith.
Surviving are his wife; children, Roger Fox, Mount Prospect, Ill., Caroline (Joe) Fanelli, Fernandina Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; sister, Doris Spratt, Princeton, Ill.; and brother, Roger (Jean) Fox, Wyanet, Ill.












 



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