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John Thomas Fox

LAWNDALE - Mr. John Thomas Fox, 81, of 301 E. Main St, died Friday, July 7, 2000.

Born June 19, 1919, in Cleveland County, he was a son of the late Wilby Edward and Clementine "Clem" Blanton Fox. He was a retired structural ironworker. He was a member of Lawndale United Methodist Church and Lawndale Masonic Lodge No. 486. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Grude Fox, Ernest Fox and Edward Fox; and a sister, Paris Fox.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Southard Fox; two sons, Dennis "Denny" Fox and his wife, Mary, and Bill Fox; a grandson, John Fox; and a granddaughter, Kristin Fox.

The funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Lawndale United Methodist Church, with the Rev. David Reep officiating. The body will be placed in the church 30 minutes before the service. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park with masonic rites.

The family will receive friends tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Stamey Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Lawndale United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 548, Lawndale, N.C. 28090.