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Robert Fox

Robert R. Fox

Thursday, September 2nd, 1937 - Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Obituary

Robert R. Fox, 82, of Murphysboro, passed away at 1:06 a.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at Manor Court of Carbondale.

Robert was born on September 2, 1937, in Murphysboro, Illinois, to Everett Fox and Laura (Russell) Fox.

He had worked as a machine operator at Jefferson Smurfit Containment Corp. in Salinas, California.

Mr. Fox was a member of Christ Community Church in Murphysboro.

He was a bowler and a golfer. He enjoyed motorcycles and cars.

Robert married Lenora Higgerson on October 23, 1993, in Murphysboro, Illinois, and she survives.

Other survivors include one son and two daughters, James (Teresa) Jenkins and Terri (Tom) Hall, both of Murphysboro, and Linda (Bruce) Wallin, Seattle, WA;

five grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren;

and one brother Don (Karen) Fox, Murphysboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Christ Community Church and burial will be at Murdale Gardens of Memory. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the church. The family would prefer instead of flowers, that memorials be made to Christ Community Church. For more information, please visit www.pettettfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 12th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 12th, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Christ Community Church
    Address
    473 W. Harrison Rd.
    MURPHYSBORO, IL
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  • Service

    Sunday, January 12th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 12th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Christ Community Church
    Address
    473 W. Harrison Rd.
    MURPHYSBORO, IL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Rick McNeely
  • Interment

    Location
    Murdale Gardens of Memory
    Address
    137 Murdale Gardens Road
    MURPHYSBORO, IL 62966
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Tim Hall

Posted at 11:10am
We are so sorry for your loss. He was nothing but kind and Precious. Sweetest man I have ever known. Prayers are with all of you. Love Tim & Sharon
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Cheryl

Posted at 07:11pm
I love and will miss you uncle Bob, say hi to grandma and grandpa and mae and Charles
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David Fox

Posted at 06:58pm
I know you are at peace now Bob. We will see you soon, but not now.
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