Rawland D. "Raleigh" Fox

March 4, 1935 ~ May 21, 2018

 

 

Rawland D. "Raleigh" Fox, 83, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Concordia Lutheran Ministries.

He was born March 4, 1935 in Perry Township, Pennsylvania to the late Herman D. Fox and the late Elsie L. Wile Fox.

Raleigh was a long time Barber and Manager of the Fox's Barber Shop. He was a member of Meridian Presbyterian Church, the Meridian Vets Club, Lifetime member of the Butler Hunting and Fishing Club, National Rifle Association, the #520 Canby Lodge F and AM of St. Petersburg, PA, and the A.A.S.R. Valley of New Castle. Raleigh was a veteran of the United States Army where he served as a Staff Sgt.. He enjoyed hunting, collecting unusual safety razors, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley L. Fox, whom he married on June 28, 1958; son, David D. Fox and his wife Rebecca of Butler, PA; two daughters, Jayanne L. Cook and her husband Eric of Grand Rapids, MI, and Marlene R. Welch and her husband John of Indiana, PA; twelve grandchildren, Jordan, Caleb, Seth and his wife Lydia, and Ethan Cook. Nolan and his wife Bethany, Allison, and Evaline Fox. Emma, Laura, Jack, Sara, and Johanna Welch. Sister, Mabel H. Bryant of Sligo, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.

Public Visitation will be held at Meridian Presbyterian Church, 4150 Highland Avenue Butler, PA, from 10 to 11 am on Saturday, May 26, 2018.

Funeral services will be held immediately following at 11 am with his son-in-law, Pastor Eric Cook, officiating.

Burial will take place in the St John's Reformed Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Meridian Presbyterian Church, 4150 Highland Avenue, Butler, PA 16001 or to Seneca Hills Bible Conference, P.O. Box 288, Franklin, PA 16323.

Arrangements are being handled by Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 E. North St., Butler, PA 16001.

 

 

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