Jerry Wayne “Babe” Fox, 80, passed away October 12, 2021, at his residence in Stony Point.
Babe was born on August 26, 1941, in Catawba County, to the late Jesse Monroe Fox and Suma Fox. Babe was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved being in the outdoors. He worked in the furniture industry as an upholster for most of his life.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, “Big Will” J.C. Fox, Jimmy Fox, and Donald Ingram; and a sister, Martha Robinette.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Carolyn Miller Fox of the home; a daughter, Sonya Bolick and husband Michael of Bethlehem; a brother, Harold Fox of Stony Point; two grandchildren, Jonathan Bolick and wife Sierra, and Amber Walker and husband Dawson; and two great-grandchildren, Winston Walker and Lillian Bolick.
A graveside service will be conducted Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 3:00 p.m., at Stony Point Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Barry Greer will officiate. The family will receive friends at the home after the service.
Chapman Funeral Home is serving the family of Jerry “Babe” Fox.