MAYFIELD — William Delbert Fox, age 91, of Mayfield, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012, at his daughter’s home.
Mr. Fox was a retired employee of the Merit Clothing Company. He was also a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army 3rd Battalion, 395th Infantry Regiment of the 99th Infantry Division. He was wounded during the Battle of the Bulge, and his battalion received the Distinguished Unit Citation for outstanding performance of duty in action against the enemy.
He is survived by his daughter, Delber Ann (David) Calhoun of West Viola; one brother, Bobby E. Fox of Amarillo, Texas; three grandchildren, LeeAnn (Shane) Heflin of Mayfield, Scott (Tiffany) Jackson of Paducah, and Leslie Ann (Brian) Renken of Spirit Lake, Iowa; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Poyner Fox; his parents, Odie V. and Florence Crider Fox; and his grandson, Bryan Jackson.
Services for William Delbert Fox will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 9th, in the Byrn Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Chris Brady and William D. Fox officiating. Interment will be in Highland Park Cemetery.
Those serving as pallbearers are Jim Cagle, Dakota VanCleve, Jack Poyner, Greg Croft, Bill Cash and Tom Shaw. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackson Heflin, Sawyer Heflin, Wes VanCleve and Zach Renken.
Friends may call on the family from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 8th, at the funeral home.