Charles Junior Fox, 85, of Maumee, died March 31, 2013, in Maumee, Ohio. Mr. Fox was born March 28, 1928, to Peter and Hazel Cora (Stewart) Fox in Mercer County, Ohio. On June 21, 1947, Charles married Janelle (Crites) June 21, 1947 in Ohio City, Ohio.
Mr. Fox was a sales manager with Hostess Cake company for many years until he retired in 1987. After retiring from Hostess Cake, he owned and operated Franklin Ice Cream in Waterville for 5 years. In his spare time, he was an avid wood-worker making many items for family and friends.
Mr. Fox is survived by his children, Penny (Jim) Sensabaugh, Jimmie (Mary) Fox, Ricky J. (Mary Jo) Fox, Brenda (Les) Lehman and Connie (Pat) Sullivan; 24 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; his brothers, Glen S. Fox, Gary J. Fox, and his sister, Barbara Armstrong. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Janelle; his daughter, Terry Moser; his brothers, Paul, Peter, Lewis, Calvin and Jimmie Fox, and his sister, Lois Nolan.
Although Dad's time here was cut far too short, everyone he touched will tell you that he truly was "an angel on earth". If you needed anything, he would gladly help without thinking twice. We are so blessed to have loved him. The memories he leaves behind will keep us laughing and loving until it is our turn to be with him again.
Friends and family are invited to call upon Charles family Thursday, April 4 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Peinert Dunn Funeral Home, 7220 Dutch Rd. Waterville, OH. The funeral service will be Friday, April 5 at the Funeral Home at 2 p.m., with burial following at the Highland Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, we ask that friends donate to Heartland Hospice.
To leave an online condolence please visit peinertfuneralhome.com