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Monday, February 22, 2021
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ALEXANDER – Troy Lee Fox, age 85, of Alexander, died Monday, February 15, 2021.
Mr. Fox was born March 3, 1935 in Madison County to the late Thomas A. and Lucy Sheppard Fox; he was a resident of Buncombe County most of his life. He formerly worked at Beacon Mfg. and Burlington Industries. Troy was a Funeral Service Associate with West Funeral Home, serving faithfully since 1997. He was a member of Alexander Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. Troy enjoyed keeping his cars clean and the yard immaculate.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Rev. Dean Fox, Tommy “Junior” Fox and Wayne Fox.
Surviving are, his wife of 67 years, Ann Rogers Fox; daughter, Cathy Roberts and husband Noble of Weaverville; son, Mike Fox and wife Kim of Burlington, WA; sister, Lula Mae Hawkins; brothers, Arlis Fox and wife Jean, Charles Fox and wife Carolyn, and Leroy Fox and wife Shirley; grandchildren, Brian Roberts, Deanna Revis and husband Bobby, Brent Roberts and wife Tammy, and Kevin Fox; step grandchildren, Jessica, Eddie, D.J. and Heather Mitchell; nine great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.
A private family service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville. For Ann’s safety, church family and friends may listen to the service on their car radio, tuning into FM 87.7 while in the parking lot of the funeral home. Reverend Gerald Sprinkle will officiate. Burial will follow in Alexander Baptist Church Cemetery, Alexander.
For those who wish to pay their respects, Mr. Fox will be available for viewing between 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 2021 at the funeral home. The family will not be present.
Per the NC Governor, masks are required.
Flowers are acceptable. Those desiring to make a memorial contribution are encouraged to consider: Alexander Baptist Church, c/o Shirley Golden, 1179 Old NC 20 Hwy., Alexander, NC 28701 or Gideons International, PO Box 1182, Marshall, NC 28753.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mr. Fox’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.