GREAT BEND – Richard A. “Rich” Fox, 67, died March 16, 2016 at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
He was born Aug. 27, 1948 at Great Bend, the son of Raymond C. and Ruth M. (Linthicum) Fox.
He married Carol Jean Sweeden Sept. 16, 1978 at Reno, Nev. A Great Bend resident since 1978, coming from Larned, Mr. Fox was a street rod builder, owning and operating Affordable Street Rods. He was a United States Air Force veteran, serving during the Vietnam Conflict.
He was a member of Golden Belt Model Train Club, Vintage Wheels Antique Car Club, and American Legion Argonne Post 180, all of Great Bend, a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Larned and the NRA.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Fox, of the home; his mother: Ruth M. Robbins, Larned; a son, Richard E. Fox, Ness City; two daughters, Christi Fox, Dorrance; and Shelby Zuniga and her husband Juan, Midland, Texas; a granddaughter, Felicia Parker and her son Liam, of the home; two brothers, Ronald Fox, Seattle, Wash.; and Steven Fox, Larned; two sisters, Elaine Musgrove and Susan Fox, both of Larned; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 2400 Washington St., Great Bend with Pastor Don Fisher officiating. Interment will be at Great Bend Cemetery with military rites provided by the United States Air Force Honor Guard.
Visitation is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bryant Funeral Home. The family requests jeans and T-shirt casual dress and attendees are invited to drive your vintage car in the funeral procession.
Memorial funds are suggested to Barton County Relay for Life, in care of Bryant Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home *
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS, 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 18, 2016