1SG Richard E. Fox, U.S. Army (Ret.)


Richard E. Fox, 78, passed away on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.

Richard was born on April 14, 1939, in Jersey Shore. A 1957 Jersey Shore High School graduate, he proudly served as a military police officer in the U.S. Army where he retired with the rank of First Sergeant after 35 years. Richard later worked as a deputy sheriff for the Gwinnett County Sheriff Department in Georgia. A devoted husband and father, he loved time spent with his family. Richard was a longtime member of Liberty United Methodist Church.

His memory will forever be treasured by his beloved wife, two daughters, and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford S. and Mary L. (Knecht) Fox, of Jersey Shore.

He is survived by three brothers and three sisters.

Richard will be laid to rest in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, Macon, Georgia.

Memorials may be given in memory of Richard E. Fox to Mikado Baptist Church Benevolence Fund, 6751 Houston Road, Macon, GA 31216.

Submitted by family.