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Services held for Ora Richard Fox




Ora Richard Fox, 51, died May 11 at his home at Jackhorn.

Born in Elyria, Ohio, he was a son of the late Donald E. and Frances Belknap Fox. He was a grandson of the late Harve and Edna Fox, who reared him, and a nephew of the late Eugene Fox.

Fox was a retired coal miner and a member of the Fleming Baptist Church. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, and trapper, and also enjoyed gardening.

Funeral services were held May 15 at Carty Funeral Home. Burial was in the Fox family cemetery in Breathitt County.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Teresa Fleming Fox; two daughters, Crystal Dawn Elkins and husband Bobby, Richlands, Va., and Heather Shallen Newman and husband Bryan, Greenup; a son, Jonathan Fox, Jackhorn; four sisters, Pamela, Shirley, Irene, and Vanessa, all of Ohio; a stepsister, Robyn, Cromona; three brothers, Dewayne and William, both of Ohio, and Darrell, Texas; eight grandchildren, MaKayla Adams, Tanner Elkins, Caleb Fox, Tiarra Elkins, Emma Fox, Caden Richard Fox, Landyn Newman, and Shaylen Newman; and an aunt, Doris Mincey, Ohio.


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