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William Fox

December 22, 2019

William Harley Fox, 82, of Hilliard, Ohio passed away peacefully,
surrounded by family on December 22, 2019. Born on July 4th 1937 in
Urbana, graduate of Hilliard High School class of 1957.
Preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Betsy (Morris) Fox,
granddaughter Shannon Elizabeth Fox, daughter-in-law Teresa (Threlkeld)
Fox and parents Edwin and Martha Fox. Survived by son, Bill Fox, daughter Bonnie Henry (Brian), daughter Jennifer
Thomas (Scott) and son Joe Fox. Grandchildren Amanda Ward, James
Fox (Amie), Elizabeth Wendel, Jacob Henry (Paige), Tristyn Fox, Trisha
Fox, Nathan Thomas, Autumn Thomas, Ally Thomas. Great grandchildren
Jimmy Ward, Memphis Ward, August Wendel and Kalin Fox.
Bill will be deeply missed by his extended family, friends and classmates
with whom he has stayed in touch throughout the years and his loving cat
Benny. He was a much loved husband, father, grandfather, great
grandfather, brother and uncle. Bill was a diesel mechanic and spent his early career at Massy Ferguson
and Lend Lease and retired after 21 years from Columbus Kenworth. He
was a volunteer firefighter with the Norwich Township Fire Department in
the 1960’s and had many friends there. He loved the Buckeyes and the
Browns and enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports. He enjoyed
watching his children and grandchildren grow, develop, and pursue their
dreams and provide them the support and tools they needed. Bill has
lifelong friends that fondly recall his humor, loyalty, character, compassion
and friendship. Thank you to the wonderful and caring medical team at the OSU Medical
Center and the Central Ohio Hospice Association. Thank you to the caring
nurses who took care of Dad or stopped by to spend time with him. A
special thank you to nurses Angie, Kris, Teresa and Tricia. Family will receive friends on January 3rd from 2pm-4pm and from 6pm8pm. A service for family and friends will be held on January 4th at 10:00am at the Tidd Funeral Home in Hilliard, 5265 Norwich Street, Hilliard, Ohio 43026. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Tidd Funereal Home, 5265 Norwich St., Hilliard, OH, 43026, or to the Olentangy Lady Braves basketball team, 675 Lewis Center Rd, Lewis Center, OH 43035.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, January 3, 2020

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Tidd Family Funeral Home

5265 Norwich St, Hilliard, OH 43026

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Visitation

Friday, January 3, 2020

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Tidd Family Funeral Home

5265 Norwich St, Hilliard, OH 43026

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)

Tidd Family Funeral Home

5265 Norwich St, Hilliard, OH 43026

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