William Brice Fox, 78, of Marie went home to be with the Lord Saturday, February 29, 2020 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born January 21, 1942 in Clayton he was a son of the late Manual R. and Laura Bell Atwell Fox.
William was a member of Little Wolf Creek Baptist Church. He was a heavy equipment operator and retiring in 1998 from Vecellio and Grogan. William was an avid sports fan and loved watching his Yankees (MLB), Raiders (NFL) and NASCAR. He also enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his family.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by six brothers, Harold, Joseph (Bob), Dave, Darrell (Doc), Roger and Donald; one sister, Francis and one great granddaughter, Adalyn Grace Rose.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 54 years Arretta Elaine Fox at home; one daughter, Tammy Holmes and husband David ; two sons, David Fox of War Ridge and Wayne Fox and wife Karen of Ballard; eight grandchildren, Amanda Lilly and husband Randy, Christina Rose and husband Chris, Ryan Fox and wife Felicia, Jonathan Fox, Jeremy Fox and wife Krista, Amber Yancey and husband Coty, Matthew Fox and fiancé Krystal and Savana Carroll; eleven great grandchildren; five brothers, Ashby and wife Betty of Ballengee, Gerald and wife Linda of Ballard, Cecil and wife Joyce of Hilldale, Danny of Princeton and Steve of Princeton; two sisters, Louise Boggs of Lewisburg and Margaret Furrow of Marie and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Eddie Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the New Hope Cemetery at Marie. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. until time of services on Wednesday at the funeral parlor.
David Holmes, Randy Lilly, Jonathan Fox, Ryan Fox, Jeremy Fox and Matthew Fox will serve as pallbearers.
The family wishes to thank the nursing staff at Princeton Community Hospital, Heritage Hall of Rich Creek and Hospice of Southern WV for taking such good care of William.