September 5, 1934 ~ November 27, 2022
Frank Lee Fox, 88 of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2022.
Graveside service will be held on December 17, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Rocky River Baptist Church cemetery, 4436 Siler City-Snow Camp Road, Siler City, N.C. 27344.
Born on September 5, 1934, in Sanford, N.C., he was a son of the late Sallie Harris Fox and Lewis Hurley Fox.
Lee went to Siler City High School and graduated in 1952. He went on to earn a Bachelors degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1956. Lee served in the Army National Guard. He then worked for the Domestic Relations Court in Greensboro, N.C., for nine years. In 1994, Lee retired from Kellwood Company as the Vice President of Personnel after 30 years.
Lee had an infectious laugh and smile. When spending time in his beloved home town of Siler City, he loved visiting with friends and telling jokes at Scooter’s Cafe. While living in Mount Pleasant, S.C., he loved hanging out and telling stories at Jeff’s barbershop. He was a people person that never met a stranger. Lee was a kind and honorable man who loved his family fiercely.
Lee is preceded in death by his parents, Lewis Hurley Fox (father) and Sallie Harris Fox (mother), and his sister, Dorothy Fox Teague.
Lee is survived by his wife, Martha Foster Fox; son, Lewis J. Fox II (Kelly); daughter, Susan Fox Cox (Vance); grandson Evan Wycoff, granddaughter Kenleigh Wycoff Edwards (Colby), niece Pamela Teague Holloway, and great granddaughter, Sawyer Brown.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Rocky River Baptist Church (rockyriverbaptist.org; 4436 Siler City-Snow Camp Rd., Siler City, N.C. 27344).
Burial arrangements have been entrusted to Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave, Siler City, N.C.