Timothy Alan Fox, 72 of Statesville, NC, passed away Friday, October 30, 2020 after a lengthy illness. He was born June 9, 1948 in Iredell County, to the late RV Fox and Irene Lainer Fox. He is also preceded by his brother, Danny Fox, and Sister Patty Garmon. Those left to cherish his memory are his son Matthew (Elisha), brother, Joe Neil (Susan), grandchildren, Matthew Jr., Alexandria, Charlotte, and Brianna Fox.
Timothy graduated from Cool Springs High School, then attended Mitchell College and RCCC where he graduated in 1977 with an Associates Degree in Science majoring in Fire Technology. Timothy lived a full life that included serving in the Army 3rd Infintry as an MP Officer from 1968 to 1970 in Germany. He and his Father returned in the 90’s and got to relive and experience many things together. Timothy was a Firefighter for Statesville City and a Fire Marshall in Iredell, Davidson, and Davie County for several years, a member of the Wayside Volunteer Fire Department, and a member of the American Legion Post 65 and post 61 where he helped in many services. He lived on a farm most of his life and raised many animals including horses, goats, cows, and chickens. Timothy loved the outdoors, hunting, farming, woodworking, cooking, and history.
There will be a visitation Friday, November 6, 2020 at Reavis Funeral Home from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 7, 2020 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Statesville at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Paul Sinclair will be officiating. Burial will be Friday, November 13, 2020 at Salisbury national Cemetery at 9:00 a.m.
Reavis Funeral Home of Statesville will be serving the family.
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