David Fox

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BRIDGEWATER, Va. — David Elwin Fox, 80, of Bridgewater, passed away March 22, 2015 at Avante at Harrisonburg.

He was born Aug. 10, 1934 in New York, and was the son of the late Theodore and Myra Phelps Fox of Dansville, New York.

David lived 48 years in the Bridgewater, Virginia and Harrisonburg, Virginia area. He received a bachelor's in Elementary Education from the State University of New York-Geneseo in 1957. He also received a Master of Arts Degree in 1958 and a Doctor of Education Degree in 1967 from Columbia University of New York. David was a member of PHI Beta Kappa and a lifetime member of PHI Delta Kappa. David proudly served 11 years as a commissioned 1st Lt. in the National Guard in New York State. He retired after 20 years of service from James Madison University where he was a professor of Education. David was a long standing member of Trout Unlimited.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara L. Fox; a daughter, Susan F. Heath and husband, Jeffery, of Hot Springs, Arizona; a son, Steven D. Fox and wife, Debra, of Keswick, Virginia; and four grandchildren, Katie M. Heath, Austin S. Fox, Carson D. Fox and Colton L. Fox.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be sent to The Massanutten Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Lindsey Funeral Homes
473 South Main Street | Harrisonburg, VA 228013608 | (540) 434-7318
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