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Obituary - June 23, 2011

Gerald Fox

Gerald Eugene Fox died June 13, 2011. He was 77.

Mr. Fox was born July 10, 1933 in Rapid City, S.D., to Guy R. and Mabel (Parsons) Fox. He was raised in Albany, Ore., and graduated from high school there.

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Fox worked in the fencing industry. He married Freda M. Dudley in Corvallis on July 3, 1959. Mrs. Fox worked for many years in West Linn. The couple lived in various cities, including Salem and Oregon City and the country New Zealand and finally settled in Woodburn. Mr. Fox was an avid golfer and a member of Senior Estates Golf Course and Country Club.

Survivors include his wife, Freda, of Woodburn; daughter, Julie Hinkle, of St. Helens; son, Bradley Fox, of Milwaukie; brother, Kenneth Fox; and sister, Joan Nygren, of Albany. A graveside service was previously held at Willamette Memorial Park, 2640 Old Salem Road NE, Albany, Ore., 97321-7329.