Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home

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Billy Wayne Fox

May 12, 1948May 20, 2020

Billy Wayne Fox, 72, of Granite Falls, died on May 20, 2020, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Granite Falls, NC, on May 12, 1948, to the late Cloyd Woodrow and Mary Pennell Fox. He grew up in the Dudley Shoals Community and was a graduate of Oak Hill High School.

Mr. Fox served our U.S. Army in the 539th Transportation Company, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he earned several medals. He was based in Phu Loi, north of Saigon, in Southern Vietnam. He was retired from the furniture industry.

Survivors include one son, Shane Fox and wife Jennifer of Blowing Rock; three grandchildren, Ryan, Caroline, and Owen Fox of Blowing Rock; four siblings, James Fox and Wife Barbara of Granite Falls, Peggy Burns of Granite Falls, Greg Fox and wife Patricia of Lenoir, and Denise Lackey and husband Clyde of Lenoir; six nieces and nephews, Grecia Barlowe, Jamie Fox, Wayne Burns, Carrie Jenkins, Holly Smith, and Justin Fox.

Pendry's Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Billy Wayne Fox.


  • Cloyd Woodrow Fox, Father (deceased)
  • Mary Pennel Fox, Mother (deceased)
  • Shane Fox (Jennifer), Son
  • James Fox (Barbara), Brother
  • Greg Fox (Patricia), Brother
  • Peggy Burns, Sister
  • Denise Lackey (Clyde), Sister
  • Ryan Fox, Grandchild
  • Caroline Fox, Grandchild
  • Owen Fox, Grandchild

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Donnie & Carolyn Hollar

May 21, 2020

We are so very sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He was one of Donnie's best friends growing up, they shared many adventures. He and Lucenia were in our wedding. He was bigger than life... Shane & family we love you all and offer our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.


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