FOX, John Edward, 70, of Tampa, passed away at Melech Hospice House on November 10, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Mary Ann; son, Frederick Fox; daughters, Lora (Bill) Render & Elizabeth Dimler; step-sons, Walter & Karl Butts; step-daughter, Simone Butts; 4 grandchildren; sisters, Geraldine Rogers & Mary Boudreau and a loving extended family. John was a beloved husband, father & grandfather and will be greatly missed. He was a decorated retiree of the U.S. Air Force. Following his military service, he retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 25 years. A memorial service will take place on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 2pm, with a gathering one hour prior, at Blount & Curry Carrollwood Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John's name to Melech Hospice House, 11125 N. 52nd Street, Temple Terrace, FL, 33617.