Robert E. FOX Sr.

Robert E. Fox, Sr.

SPRINGFIELD – Robert E. Fox, Sr., 77, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at his home.

He was born Dec. 16, 1935, to Oliver and Ella May (Blackburn) Fox, Sr.

Robert was employed as a cement finisher.

He is survived by his children, Debra Ferguson, Robert E. Fox, Jr. and Deon Fireline; several grandchildren; brothers: Raymond (Sis) Fox, Jerry (Rose) Fox and Walt (Cathy) Fox; companion, Tammy Miller, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Frances Dyer, and brothers, Louie and Larry Fox.

Memorial Gathering: 5-7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home.

Graveside Service: 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at Roselawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the .

Funeral Home

Vancil-Murphy Funeral Home - Springfield
437 S. Grand Ave. West  Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-1500

Published in The State Journal-Register on Sept. 26, 2013