Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Christopher Augustine “Chris” Fox, age 79 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, April 4, 2015. Mr. Fox was born in Stamford, CT. the son of the late Christopher A. and Dorothea Keller Fox. Mr. Fox was a member of St. Catherine’s Laboure Catholic Church where he was a Lector, a Eucharist Minister, a caseworker for St. Vincent de Paul Society, a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Parish Council, performed communion to home bound and taught Religious Education. Mr. Fox was retired President and owner of the Hotel Furnishings Group. In addition to his parents he is preceded by his first wife, Marion Fox and son, Christopher A. Fox III.
Survivors include his wife Barbara M. Fox of Nicholson; son, Matthew Fox of Flowery Branch, stepdaughter, Karen Deringer and her husband Josh of Peachtree Corners, step-son Peter Marks and his wife Erin of Buford; brother, Mark Fox of Avon, CT, seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 10, 2015 from St. Catherines Laboure’ Catholic Church. Father Vincent Sullivan and Deacon John Burke will be the celebrants with cremation to follow the service. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 P.M. Thursday evening at the funeral home concluding with a prayer service. Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Matthew Fox, Josh Deringer, Peter Marks, Pete Koscher, Mark Fox and Steve Matthews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, P.O. Box 653, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. 706-367-5467.
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