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Jim Fox

February 18, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, January 25, 1930
Died: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Services: 
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 10:00am
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Jim Fox, 84, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, surrounded by family in Fort Worth.
Funeral is set for 10 a.m. Friday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment will be in Hill Cemetery. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
James Fox was born Jan. 25, 1930, in Abilene, the second of four sons, to the late Elijah Martin and Norma Billingsley Fox. He served one year in the U.S. Navy and married the former Mary E. Phillips March 18, 1951. Jim was called back to the Navy in 1952 and served an additional two years on Guam during the Korean War. He was discharged after faithful service to his country, and came home and began a 40-year career of dedicated service with Convair, General Dynamics, and finally, Lockheed.
Fox was a longtime member of Highway Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Angie Jackson; a grandson, Justin David Fox; twin brother, Sam Fox; and brother, Bill Fox.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mary Fox of Weatherford; sons, Gregory Fox and Michael Fox of Weatherford; grandchildren, Phillip, Amy, Josh, Melissa, Bailee, Jeremiah, Sarah, and Jacob; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Fox and wife, Jenette, of San Antonio; friend, Nancy Fox of McAllen; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of loving church family and friends.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

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