Kenny Dewayne Fox (1973 - 2012)

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Chief Kenny D. Fox

Chief Kenny Dewayne Fox, age 39 of Decaturville, TN, passed away April 7th, 2012. Chief Fox died in the line of duty early Saturday morning.

He was the Fire Chief for Decaturville, Chief of Decatur Co. Fire Dept. Station #3. He was the vice-president of the PBA Board in law enforcement. He was a Volunteer firefighter for the city of Decaturville and Decatur Co. for the past 10 years, and a member of the Decatur Co. Rescue Squad. He was a SGT with the Decatur Co. Sheriff's office, and was currently serving as the Chief of Police for the City of Decaturville. He attended the post certification law enforcement academy in Donleson, TN.

He is survived by his wife, Deana Renae (Moore) Fox; three sons, Michael Lee, 19, Dylan Dewayne, 13 and Ethan Ray Fox, 22 months, all of Decaturville, TN; two sisters, Neva and Connie Maness of Lexington; his mother, Gail Ann Maness and father, Thomas Lee Maness, both of Lexington; a father-in-law and mother-in-law, Barney and Vaudeen Moore.

He was predeceased by his loving grandparents that raised him, Ray Lenard and Tommie Sue Fox; a sister, Cindy Lynn Brown.

He believed in serving his community. He was driven to bring comfort to those he met daily. He was quick to put his personal agenda aside to help others. He was involved in teaching children about fire safety within the educational system of Decatur Co. He was involved with the under privileged children during the holiday season. He drove others to give their best, in giving his.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday, April 10th at 2 p.m., at Trinity Assemby of God in Decaturville, TN.

In lieu of flowers, his family request donations be made to the Kenny Fox Memorial Fund at Decatur Co. Bank, P.O. Box 429, Decatuville, TN 38329.

Visitation will be today until time of the service at Trinity Assembly of God in Decaturville, TN. Burial will follow at the Decaturville City Cemetery with full firefighter honors.

Reed's Chapel - Decaturville is in charge of arrangements, (731) 968-3643.

Published in The Jackson Sun on Apr. 10, 2012
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