Daniel Robert Fox
1961 - 2020
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Daniel Robert Fox

THORNVILLE - Daniel Robert Fox, 58, of Thornville, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

Dan was born November 4, 1961 in Lancaster, Ohio, the son of Robert and the late Ann Fox. He was a 1981 graduate of Sheridan High School and received his Bachelor's degree from Wilmington College. He was the co-founder of Seed Consultants and built many relationships throughout Ohio with his co-workers and customers. Dan devoted his career to the seed industry and Ohio agriculture. He truly enjoyed his work and said he wouldn't retire because he got to see his friends everyday.

Dan is survived in addition to his father, by his wife Nancy (Parsons) Fox; daughter Sarah (Luke) Rockwell of Georgia; son Luke Fox and girlfriend Taylor Sturgeon of Thornville; granddaughter Finlea Rockwell, his pride and joy. Dan also leaves his sisters and brothers, Theresa (Jeff) Brunn, Anita (Jim) Whalen, Ed Fox, Kay Fox, Don (Robin) Fox, Jenny (Tatum) Dennis; in-laws, Leroy and Carol Parsons, Susan (Terry) Quincel and Scot Parsons, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Dan devoted many volunteer hours to Sheridan High School and Athletic Boosters. The family extends gratitude to the Thornville EMS and Licking Memorial Hospital.

A private service will be conducted and a celebration of life will be scheduled at a future date when permitted. A memorial procession will be held on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. which will proceed around the Sheridan Middle School. At this time, friends may show your condolences by either staying in your cars or practicing social distancing around the school.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Sheridan Athletic Boosters in Dan's memory.

Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset is entrusted with the arrangements.


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Published in Times Recorder & Advocate & Lancaster Eagle-Gazette from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2020.
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A memorial procession will proceed around the Sheridan Middle School.
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May 4, 2020

I was saddened to hear the news of Dan's passing. May God give you peace and strength through this time of sorrow. We will be praying for your family.
Sarah (Roberts) Huffman
May 4, 2020

I was saddened to hear the news of Dan's passing. We will pray for your family. May God give you peace and strength through this time of sorrow.
Sarah (Roberts) Huffman
April 27, 2020
Nancy, Sarah and Luke,
I am so sorry for your loss. Dan was such a community and family man. I will ask God to wrap his loving arms around you at this difficult time.
Luann Cooperrider
April 27, 2020
Our deepest condolences go out to Nancy and the entire family. Dan was loved by everyone and will be missed by all who knew him.
April 27, 2020
Nancy and Family
Was so sorry to hear of the passing of Dan. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Terri Miles and Gary Phillips
April 24, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this most difficult time!
Dan was loved by everyone and made this world a better place! Words cannot express all our sympathy.
Lisa and Paul Wentz
April 24, 2020
April 24, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
April 24, 2020
Prayers and requests for Gods' Angels to surround your family from an old friend.

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April 23, 2020
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April 23, 2020
So very sorry for your loss.
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April 23, 2020
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April 23, 2020
With heartfelt sympathy.
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