Services for Richard Wayne Fox will be held at Webb-Sanders Funeral Home in Lindsay on Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. with Elder Elvin Layne of Primitive Baptist Church in Hughson California officiating.

Daughter Teresa Hylton will be reading a story of "The Seven Miracles of Richard and Evelyn's Life." Congregational singing of songs relating to the miracles will be part of the service. Graveside services will follow at the Lindsay-Strathmore Cemetery. Following graveside services, lunch will be served at the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Lindsay.

Richard Wayne Fox, Sr., youngest son of Will and Esther Fox was born in Lindsay on Jan. 16, 1928 and lived in Lindsay until selling his ranch to his granddaughter in 2002 when he moved to Porterville. He died on Nov. 4 at the Villa Manor Care Center. He had one sister, Pearle, and three brothers, Newton, Howard, and Alvin who all preceded him in death.

He was active in Boy Scouts as a youth, achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. He served on Strathmore School Boards for 21 years to include TCOVE; was scorekeeper for basketball and football games, coached boys Little League baseball, and was a member of Strathmore Lions Club. He loved to fish and go camping.

He retired from Lone Star Industries Operating Engineers after 35 years of service and received his 50 Year Pensioned Operating Engineers Service Award in 2002.

He was a devoted member of the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church for 59 years, serving as a deacon, church clerk, church treasurer and as pastor for five years before being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1995.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn M. Fox of Porterville; daughter, Teresa Hylton of Visalia; sons, Troy Dean Fox of Merced, Alan B. Fox of Bakersfield, and Richard Wayne Fox, Jr., of Enid, Okla.; six granddaughters, two grandsons; five great-granddaughters; and six great-grandsons.

Remembrances may be sent to Villa Manor Care Center, 350 N. Villa, Porterville, Calif. 93257; Boy Scouts of America-Sequoia Council, 221 N. Encina, Visalia, Calif., 93247. Arrangements were under the direction of Webb-Sanders Funeral Home of Lindsay.

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