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Harold Lavar Fox, "Hal", beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, was born August 24, 1923, in Vineyard, Utah, to George James Fox and Jennie Holdaway. He died August 20, 2012. He had 2 siblings, Burt Wesley Fox and Marion May Fox.
Hal served as Captain in the United States Air Force, working as a meteorologist in the Phillipines during WW2, as well as in England, Germany and Nebraska. He was a highly decorated veteran. Hal married Lucy Grant in the Salt Lake Temple on May 16, 1942: they had four children, James, Nancy Jane, Kathleen and Carolyn: Nancy Jane is the only surviving child. Lucy died after 26 years of marriage; Hal then remarried the lovely Joyce Benson in the Salt Lake Temple on August 20, 1968, and they enjoyed 44 years of marriage together. Joyce raised the children and they loved her.
Hal was a scientist, inventor, gardener, and poet; he wrote a poem for the kids and grandkids for their birthdays and for the family every year for Christmas. Hal and Joyce were active in the East Millcreek 11th Ward and they have many friends in the area. Hal has 7 grandchildren and 6 great-granchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held Friday August 24 at 2:00 pm in the Salt Lake City Cementary.
Orbituary from the August 23 Salt Lake Tribune newpaper, posted as published by Sotapanno.
edited to correct typo's
Last edited by Lavar (2012-08-23 17:02:48)
God Bless Lavar "Hal"
Condolences to all his Family from this family :-)
Be in peace, and thank you for all your work. We'll meet again......
God bless, Hal, and Rest in Peace.