Graveside services for Riley Daniel Fox, 71, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 9, 2017 at State Line Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Fox passed away at 3:45 p.m., Sunday, February 5, 2017 surrounded by the people he loved in the home he built.
He was born September 6, 1945, at Crider, Missouri, to Everett Nelson Fox and Wretha Spencer Fox. On July 8, 1963, he was married to Linda Lou Shannon. Mr. Fox was a Carpenter and left his legacy through the beautiful homes he built. His hobbies included “Tractor Therapy” on his farm and building furniture.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Fox, of the family home; one son, Dean Fox and wife, Amy, Pekin, Illinois; one daughter, Cindy Fox, Springfield, Missouri; four grandsons, Rick Fox and wife, Lacy, Dane Norris, Aaron Norris and Sean Tippey; two granddaughters, Tiffany Harper and husband, Riley and Julia Tippey; four great-grandchildren, Rylie, Stetson and Sawyer Fox and Madison Harper; two brothers, Melvin Fox and Darrell Fox; one sister, Phyllis Hollingsworth; many nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Sam.
His parents, one precious infant; two brothers, Hollis Fox and Herman Fox and two sisters, Lillian Fox and Velmos Collins, precede him in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Three Rivers Hospice and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.