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Lyndell E. Fox 1937 - 2019
Lyndell E. Fox 1937 - 2019

LARNED — Lyndell E. Fox, 82, died Oct. 14, 2019 at Diversicare of Larned. 

He was born Feb. 5, 1937 in Larned, the son of Emmett and Nevin Bates Fox.

A lifetime area resident he worked for Tabler Furniture, Larned. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Optimist Club, both of Larned. Lyndell was an avid sports fan. He had a vital part in reviving the American Legion Baseball Program and was an announcer for American Legion baseball games for fifteen years. 

He married Deanne Hanken; and later, on Aug 15, 1965, he married Connie Fox at Ellsworth, she survives. Other survivors include two daughters, Allison Fox, Woodbury, Minn., Whitney Fox, Kansas City, Mo.; son, Kevin (Jane) Fox, Larned; two grandchildren, Tyler (Sarah) Fox, Richardson, Texas, Katie (Clayton) Havelka, Springfield, Mo.; four great grandchildren, Jackson and Will Fox, Richardson, Texas, Gideon and Noelle Havelka, Springfield, Mo.; sister, Judy (Fred) Jennings, Larned. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Galen Fox.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned, with Pastor Tricia North presiding. Burial will be at a later date in Larned Cemetery, Larned. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Memorials may be given to the American Legion Baseball Program or United Methodist Church, in care of Beckwith Mortuary, PO Box 477, Larned, KS 67550. Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary 

P.O. Box 477 

Larned, KS, 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 16, 2019