Richard M. Fox, Sr., 79, of Mercersburg, PA, died November 5, 2020, in the Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, PA.
Born March 25, 1941, at McConnellsburg, PA, he was a son of the late Harold and Bernidine (Lininger) Fox.
As a young man he worked at local peach orchards and farms. Richard retired from Grove Worldwide in 2003 following 39 1/2 years of employment.
Richard was a member of Mt. Tabor Brethren In Christ Church, Mercersburg, and Fort Loudon Senior Center. He enjoyed hunting, gardening and water color painting.
Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Dolly A. (Julian) Fox, who died July 11, 2013, and three siblings, Junior Fox, Beverly Doyle, and Terry Fox.
Surviving family include a daughter, Tina A. Hockenberry, Chambersburg, a son, Richard M. Fox, Jr., Waynesboro, PA. One granddaughter, Jasmine M. (Elijah) Repp, St. Thomas, PA, a great granddaughter, Jemma Repp. A brother, Gordon Fox, McConnellsburg, four sisters, Debbie Fox, Mechanicsburg, PA, Sandra Pool, Chambersburg, Connie Fox, Ft. Loudon, and Luella Shew, McConnellsburg.
There will be no public viewing. A mask is required for a walk-through visitation to be held from 6 to 8 PM Monday, November 9, 2020 in Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg.
Graveside service Tuesday November 10th 2:00 PM at Stenger Hill Cemetery, Ft. Loudon, with Pastor Kevin Lay officiating.