Richard Fox, of Chesapeake, Virginia, passed away peacefully at home among loved ones Wednesday January 8,2020.
Richard (86) was born in Montclair, New Jersey to the late Herbert and Grace Fox on April 1, 1933.
Growing up Richard attended the Bloomfield public school system.
He served in the U.S. Airforce for 4 years. After faithfully serving his country Richard was honorably discharged from military service at Turner Air Force Base in Albany, Georgia.
Following his military service Richard enrolled in Bloomfield College where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education.
Richard’s strong work ethic and desire to help people led him to gainful employment in several arenas: Real Estate, Insurance and Education.
Richard was an avid dancer and self-taught pianist. He lived and loved music all of his life.
He was preceded in death by his only sister Sally McCain, December 15,2009. He is survived by his loving wife, Martha Tucker Fox, daughter Dina Nicole Fox, son and daughter from a prior union son Richard Fox Jr. (Laura) of Hampton, Virginia and daughter Cheryl Fox Spencer of California
Missing and Mourning him are also his two brothers, Rev. Russell Fox and (Dorothy), Rev.Arnold Fox (Sonya).
3 sisters in law: 2 brothers in law: Versie Melton, Doris Carr, Mary Jackson (Samuel) Gilbert Costen Sr. and scores of family and friends who loved and adored him.
The family would like to extend heart felt appreciation to the extraordinary and wonderful staff at Kindred hospice. And to Jonathan E. Jackson, Grace Denise McCain and Tyrone Ford for their love and dedication to Richard.