OBITUARY

LeRoy Fox

April 30, 1934June 24, 2020
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LeRoy Fox, age 86, of Lincoln, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. He was born April 30, 1934 to Henry Sr. and Katherine (Lambert) Fox in Lincoln, Nebraska. He had 7 siblings: Alex, William, Mollie, Amelia, Henry, Pauline, and Clarice. He served in the Navy aboard a destroyer escort. He married Marilyn Hawkins on May 11, 1963. He worked numerous jobs in construction including bricklaying over the years and retired from the post office after 28 years of service.

LeRoy was a huge football and all around sports fan. He had a real soft spot for his dogs and would fuss over letting them out frequently and feeding them. LeRoy was known at the Top Hat for his pool playing skills, winning many tournaments. He was an avid bowler and could play a wicked poker game.

LeRoy is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, Renee Fox-Moore of San Juan Capistrano, California, Randy Fox and wife Amber of Lincoln, Nebraska; 3 grandchildren, Brayden Micheal Moore, and Samantha and Joshua Fox; sister, Clarice Siegrist of Roanoke, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

A private celebration of life will take place 10:00 am July 9, 2020, Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home 6800 S 14th St. Lincoln, NE 68512 and will be livestreamed to the public. A public inurnment will take place 11:00 am Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Lincoln Memorial Park. Honorary Pallbearers will be Brayden Michael Moore, Samantha and Josh Fox.

In lieu of flowers, memorial money will be sent to Lincoln Food Bank, People’s City Mission, and Hearts United for Animals in Auburn, Nebraska.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Samantha Fox, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Josh Fox, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Brayden Michale Moore, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Private Celebration of Life

    Thursday, July 9, 2020

  • Public Inurnment

    Thursday, July 9, 2020

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Patricia Fox.- Zillig

July 1, 2020

I am Part Fox, a niece of Uncle Leroy, he spent much time with me and his brother Bill,my Dad at his home,family gatherings at Branched Oak Lake and at Grandma and Grandpa Fox's home. I can remember it as it was yesterday. I love Uncle Leroy and Aunt Marilyn, they were the best Aunt & Uncle anyone could have.
May you rest is peace Uncle Leroy. I love you, Aunt Marilyn,Renee,Randy and kids.

Lynda Granfield

July 1, 2020

Dear Marilyn, Renee, Randy and the rest of the family, my sincere thoughts and condolences go out to you with the loss of LeRoy. He was a kind and gentle person that I recall with great fondness when I used to spend time with Renee. He always could get us to laugh even as teenage girls. I am sure that you will miss him dearly. With sincere love, Lynda and Chris Granfield

Margaret Hammer Hulse

July 1, 2020

Marilyn, I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts for you and your family and all who loved LeRoy. I know your loving family and many wonderful memories will sustain you now and in the future. Fondly, Maggie

Kay Zvolanek

June 29, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with Marilyn and all of LeRoy’s family. He was a great neighbor We will miss him.

Jeff Ketelsen

June 28, 2020

Great neighbor! Loved all of his stories!

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