CEDAR CITY, UT — John R.Fox, 95, passed away peacefully on August 6, 2011 at home.
John was born on May 22, 1916 in San Bernardino,CA. He served as a 2nd Lt. in the Army Air Corp from 1942-1945 flying B29’s out of Tinian Island in the South Pacific. He married the love of his life on August 5, 1939.
He worked for the A T&SF Railroad for 44 years, starting in Los Angeles in 1937 as a doc clerk; working in Chicago, Houston and Amarillo as a quality control superintendent and railroad security, before returning to Los Angeles and retiring in 1981.
John was an avid fisherman and outdoors man and was a devoted family man. He will surely be missed.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years (Patricia Fox), his two children (John E. Fox [Rene] and Barbara Gray [Barry]), 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
A grave-side service will be held on Friday, August 12, at 11:00 a.m. at the Cedar City Cemetery.
We wish to thank everyone at the Cedar City Hospice Center for their loving care and assistance.
Arrangements entrusted to The Swindlehurst Funeral Home. On line condolences may be sent to www.swindlehurstfuneralhome.com.