FOX, Howard L, 79, of Mt. Olivet, Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at home.
He was born September 16, 1932 in Wheeling, a son of the late Fred and Ella Shutler Fox.
He was a former employee of Allied Chemical, Johnson Boiler Works and Banner Fiberboard Co, a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Lesli Ann Fox, a sister and brother in law, Nancy and Jerry Balgo, a nephew, Timothy Balgo, DDS.
Surviving is his loving wife of 55 years, Joan Davis Fox, married on February 4, 1956, three children, Lynn Rick Pockl of Wheeling; Douglas Robin Fox of Benwood Hill; Gail Mike Timmons of Parkersburg, WV; seven grandchildren, Allison John Frye, Benjamin Pockl, Clair Pockl, Joshua Kristi Fox, Tyler Fox, Zachary Timmons and Carly Timmons, a great-grandson, Parker Frye, one sister, Jean Huff of Wheeling; brother in law, Doug Huff of Wheeling; brother in law and sister in law, Dick and Shirley Davis of Wheeling; several nieces and nephews.
Friends received 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Friday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Wheeling.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 21, 2011 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Wheeling, with Rev Dennis Schuelkens as celebrant.
Interment and military services at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
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