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K.L. Sharp Funeral Home
Thursday May 19th, 2016
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Joe W. Fox

Joe W. Fox, 72, of Cortland, NY, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Upstate University Hospital, while surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle from serious burns he sustained from an accident on April 9, 2016, at his home.

Joe was born in Cincinnatus, NY, on November 25, 1943, the son of the late Clinton and Iva Fox.  He grew up on the family farm in Texas Valley, NY.  He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 545 for 49 years and worked as a heavy equipment operator and served as a master mechanic.  Joe enjoyed camping, four-wheeling, and working on projects in his garage.  He loved his family and cherished spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sheila, and his children, Valerie (John) Fox, David (Denise) Fox, Kim (Ronald) Fuller, Linda (Will) Fox, Clinton (Jessica) Fox, and Addie (Clifford) Fox; 12 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.  He also leaves behind his brothers, Jay, Earl (Donna), Dan, and Gaius; his sisters, Beulah (Lloyd) Christopher and Wanda Harvey; his sisters-in-law, Sharon and Debbie Fox; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Harold, Gordon, Morris, and Ira; and his sisters, Barbara Stanley, Dorothy, and Sharon.

The family will be present to receive friends at the K.L. Sharp Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, NY, on Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at the Grace Christian Fellowship Church, Cortland, NY, on Friday at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Nick Dunn officiating.  Burial will be in Taylor Rural Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy in memory of Joe may be directed to the Clark Burn Center, University Hospital, 750 E. Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210.

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil:  for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”  Psalm 23:4

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RIP Joe you will be missed.

Hyer Family May 20 2016 12:00 AM

I am sorry to hear of Joe's passing. I have worked with Kim for some time. Lloyd and Beulah have been neighbors all my life. Jay and Gaius have worked with us on our farm in McGraw. Condolences to the Fox family

Tom Bean May 19 2016 12:00 AM

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A DIGNITY IN WHITE was sent on May 19, 2016

With deepest sympathy from the RFX family.

Expression of Sympathy May 19 2016 12:00 AM

I am deeply sorry for your loss and will continue to keep you in my prayers ,Joe made such an impact on so many lives , you will never know how many .I look forward to sharing eternity with my brother in Christ someday .

kathy Dunlap May 19 2016 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy May 19 2016 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on May 18, 2016

Our thoughts & prayers are with you in this time of loss. Words cannot express our great sadness. God Bless, George & Nancy Hall

Expression of Sympathy May 18 2016 12:00 AM

Val and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family .

Beth and Mike Ticknor May 18 2016 12:00 AM

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A TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent on May 17, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Grove City Classic Croozers Car Club

Expression of Sympathy May 17 2016 12:00 AM

We are deeply sorry for your loss - we will continue to lift you all up in our prayers.

Lisa & Ken Flick - Tower Church - Grove City PA May 17 2016 12:00 AM

Our thoughts are with the whole family during this very difficult time.

Jason and Tammy Wilbur May 17 2016 12:00 AM

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