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Eugene William Fox

December 13, 1935 ~ March 27, 2018 (age 82)
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Eugene Fox, 82 of Burnsville went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at Care Partners Solace Center in Asheville.  A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Isaac and Lyda Wright Fox.  He was a retired employee of NC Department of Transportation.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years:  Shelby Jean Penland Fox; a daughter:  Sheila Edwards and husband, Ricky, of Mars Hill; a son:  Derick Fox and wife, Lori, of Burnsville; a grandson:  Tyler Edwards and wife, Daniele, and a great grandson:  Maverick Edwards, all of Burnsville; 2 sisters:  Patsy Hatfield and Cora Lee Bailey of Burnsville; 2 brothers:  Melvin Fox of Burnsville and Daniel Fox and wife, Norma, of Green Mountain.

Funeral services will be held 2 PM Thursday, March 29, 2018 at West Burnsville Church of God, of which he was a member.  Pastor Randal Phillips will officiate.  Burial will be in the Wilson Family Cemetery on John Henry Road.  The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

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