OBITUARY

John R. "Jack" Fox

May 6, 1938December 12, 2013
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John R. “Jack” Fox, 75, of Diamond, passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2013.

He was born in Allegheny County, PA. on May 6, 1938 to parents William and Ann Fox. Jack was a retired carpenter and a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. His life revolved around his family 100 % of the time. His wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were most important and loved spending time with them. He could fix or build anything and recently enjoyed building go-carts and four wheelers. Jack was an astute businessman who had formed and operated two companies related to the construction industry. He loved the warm weather and enjoyed wintering in Florida for many years. Jack was a humble and great man and would help anyone in need.

Jack is survived by his wife of 46 years, Marian and his eight children: Dale Fox, Frank (Michele) Lavigna, Lorraine Fox, Mark (Beth) Lavigna, Melia Fox, Lori (Jack) Walden, Lisa Kainrad and Johnna (Daniel) DeJacimo. Surviving also are his grandchildren: Stephanie, Matt, Aaron, Emily, Garrett, Bryant, Ashley, Tyler, Gary, Casey, Mark, Michele, Jack Ryan, Brandi, Christian, Noah, Joey, Nick, Jake and his great-grandchildren: Logan, Douglas, Lylia, Eric, Braedyn and Brooklyne. Jack also leaves his siblings: Ronald Fox, Douglas Fox, Thomas Fox, Darlene Nolker, Dorothy Blake, Sandra Shorts, Sharon McCall, Linda Hollingsworth, and many loving nieces and nephews.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers and one sister, Patricia O’Malley.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 18th at 11:00 A.M with Pastor Jody Hill officiating. Interment will follow at Palmyra West Cemetery.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, December 17, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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John R. "Jack" Fox

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DEE AND NICOLAS VADAS

December 22, 2013

I AM SOOOOO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND HELP YOU THROUGH THIS TERRIBLE TIME. YOU ARE ALL IN MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS.

jack hamilton

December 19, 2013

so sorry for your loss.a lot of great memories growing up and hanging out at the fox house.thoughts and prayers to the entire family
jack hamilton & family

December 17, 2013

"Melia".. my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your entire family. I am so sorry for your loss.
Cindy Cuyahoga Falls

Debbie Lawson

December 17, 2013

Lori, Jack and family,
We are so sorry for you loss. You're entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Love,
Aunt Debbie, Uncle Eugene, and Mariah

Kevin Shorts

December 17, 2013

Sorry for your loss aunt Marian & family. Our thoughts & prayers go out to you all.

Paul and Sarah Roncevich

December 17, 2013

Jack will definitely be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Marian and the entire family on your loss. I know my dad lost a real friend as well.

Parthina Deuley

December 16, 2013

My thoughts and prayers go out to you.

Linda Fox

December 16, 2013

I am so proud to say Jack was my big brother for 62 years. He was so many things to so many people. But to me he was the best brother ever. Thank you Marian and family for giving him everything he wanted in love and life. We will all miss him more than words can say. Linda

December 16, 2013

Will miss him always. Condolences to all.Babe and Chuck.

December 16, 2013

Sorry for your loss Judy Hoak and Family