Chester Fox

  • BORN: February 10, 1943
  • DIED: April 26, 2018
  • LOCATION: Mayview, Missouri

Chester Fox, 75 of Mayview, Missouri died on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington, Missouri.

Born Wednesday, February 10, 1943 in Warrensburg, Missouri, he was the son of the late Walton and Carrie (Haller) Fox. He was the husband of Dottie Fox and she survives of the home.

He was a graduate of Mayview High School, class of 1961 and lived in Mayview since 1952. He loved watching his grandchildren's sporting events and serving the community. He was a commissioner for the Mayview Special Roads District and served as the water commissioner for the City of Mayview. He served on the board of Mayview Community Betterment and the board for Marvin Chapel Cemetery. He was a member of the Odessa Historical Society. He served in the Missouri National Guard.

He worked as a leadman for the General Motors Leeds Plant, retiring in 1993. He also helped as a seasonal worker for Ray-Carroll Elevator in Mayview.

Surviving are his wife, Dottie Fox of the home; one son, Chad (Beth) Fox of Mayview; one daughter, Pam (Shane) Smith of Mayview; 8 grandchildren, Celeste Meuschke, Will Fox, Clay Fox, Seth Smith, Emma Smith, Adrain Smith, Abby Smith, Drew Smith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Wayne Fox and Lester Fox.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday at the Hoefer Funeral Home with Pastor Jesse Barnhart officiating. Interment will be in the Marvin Chapel Cemetery in Mayview.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM on Tuesday, at the Hoefer Funeral Home. To honor Chester's faithful service to his community and those who provided him comfort during his prolonged illness, memorials made to the family will be distributed in accordance with Chester's wishes.

Casket bearers: Chris Wildschuetz, Bob Barnes, Tim Barnes, John Vahrenberg, Duanne Schemmer, Warren Hawthorne.
Honorary: Ronnie Hawthorne, Seth Smith, Will Fox, Clay Fox, Emma Fox, Celeste Meuschke.


Visitation
  • Tuesday, May 01
    9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Hoefer Chapel
  • 1600 Main St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
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Funeral Service
  • Tuesday, May 01
    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Hoefer Chapel
  • 1600 Main St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
  • Get Directions
Interment
  • Tuesday, May 01
    11:30 AM
  • Marvin Chapel Cemetery
  • Mayview, MO 64071
  • Get Directions

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