Franklin B. Fox

Franklin B. Fox , 89, recently of Fayetteville, Ga., died on Saturday July 30th. Frank was born in West Lebanon, Ohio to Franklin and Emma Fox. During World War II he enlisted in the Army and was selected as part of an elite special forces unit called the Alamo Scouts. With the Alamo Scouts, Frank was stationed in the Philippines and took part in liberation of the prisoners of war being held at the Cabanatuan War Camp. After the war, Frank resided and raised his family in Orrville, Ohio. He worked as an accountant for the Cottage Creamery until it closed and later worked at Smith Dairy for 17 years. In retirement he and his wife Lois, sold their home in Orrville and traveled the U.S. in their truck pulling a fifth wheel trailer. Over the years they were able to visit all continental U.S. states including Alaska. In the winters they would stay at the Reflections RV Park in Avon Park, Florida which was later their permanent residence for almost 20 years.

Frank is survived by his son Roger and his wife Rhonda, grandson Ryan, grandson-in-law German Lopez and great grandchildren Alexander and Isabella Lopez all of Fayetteville, Ga.