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December 10, 2023

Clifford Elmore Fox

Clifford Elmore Fox

Clifford Elmore Fox, 86, of Black Oak Ridge Road, Taylorsville, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Catawba Regional Hospice.

Mr. Fox was born August 16, 1931, in Alexander County, the son of the late Jacob Roy Fox and Lona Bowman Fox.

He had worked as a foreman in the upholstery department at Broyhill Furniture before retiring. Clifford also worked in construction and later at the ABC store in Taylorsville.

He was an US Army veteran, who had served in the Korean Conflict, and was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church.

Clifford always liked motorcycles, horses, car racing, bird hunting, and traveling, especially going on cruises.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Bowman Fox; and his mother-in-law, Marie Teague.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 27 years, Joan Teague Fox of the home; a son, Cheney Fox of Taylorsville; a step-son, Cameron Cox of Taylorsville; three grandchildren, Dustin Fox and wife Ali, Deandra Fox, and Seth Fox, all of Taylorsville; three step-granddaughters, Kristin Hoopes of Stony Point, Natalie Wine of Bethlehem, and Caitlin Cox of Claremont; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Kindola Ford of Taylorsville; a daughter-in-law, Diane Fox of Taylorsville; a sister-in-law, Libby Harrelson of Taylorsville; and brothers-in-law, Larry Teague and wife Phyllis, and Dale Teague, all of Taylorsville.

The funeral service will be at 4 p.m., Sunday, August 27, 2017 at St. Luke Lutheran Church. Pastor Andrew Miller will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full military honors to be accorded by DAV Chapter 84 of Taylorsville. The family will receive friends from 2:30-4 p.m., prior to the service.

Pallbearers include: Kenny Mecimore, Rick Dagenhart, David Dagenhart, Kevin Dagenhart, Bobby Sipe, and Michael Horrocks.

Memorials may be made to: St. Luke Lutheran Church Parsonage Fund, 1364 Church Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

Condolences may be sent to:

Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the Fox Family.


  1. Jimmy Bowman on August 22, 2017 at 8:57 am

    Prayers for Clifford and family during this sad time. May you find comfort knowing he now rests in peace in God’s loving hands.

  2. kim simmons on August 23, 2017 at 8:33 am

    down I am truly sorry to hear about Clifford’s passing I only learned of it today you know I would have been there had I known again I am so sorry and it’s from the bottom of my heart I love Clifford you know that he was a very good friend to me if there is anything that I can do for you please don’t hesitate to call me and I will be there for you again I’m so sorry I wish I would have known so I could have been there you will be in my prayers and in my thoughts love Kim

    • DeAndra M. fox on September 29, 2017 at 9:15 am

      Thank you momma Kim. I really appreciate you so much and I will always remember you for being here for me no matter what. I love you and I miss you.

  3. David and Jolene Moose on August 23, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    Keeping family in our prayers, and memories in our hearts.

  4. Tina Allen on August 28, 2017 at 11:52 am

    Prayers for the family I would go to the ABC store so other people wouldn’t drive he always had a kind word and a smile on his face

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