NEWPORT - James Clifton Fox Sr., 65, of 177 Pagoda Court, Newport, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Carteret General Hospital.
He was a football player and graduate of W. S. King High School, Beaufort. He attended Favor of God Tabernacle of Praise in Winterville serving as a Deacon.
His funeral service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Faith Tabernacle of Praise, 413 N.C. 101, Beaufort, with Bishop Donald Crooms officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Morehead City.
He is survived by three sons, James C. Fox, Jr. and Terry Fox, both of Morehead City, and Stephen Fox of Seattle, Wash.; five daughters, Lisa F. Mosley of Raleigh, the Rev. Cheryl F. Thackston, Jenine Fox and Christie F. Harris, all of Winterville, and April F. Nellums of Newport; one brother, Alexander Fox of Morehead City; one sister, Marie Gaskill Hopkins of Fayetteville; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Viewing Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Oscar's Mortuary. Online condolences received at oscarsmortuary.com.