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February 25, 2024

Loyd Wayne Fox

Loyd Wayne Fox

Loyd Wayne Fox, 90, of Taylorsville, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021, at his residence.

He was born on July 4, 1931, in Alexander County, the son of the late Avery and Pearl Bowman Fox. Loyd loved his country and honorably served in the United States Army until returning home where he started his family-owned dairy farm.

He enjoyed golfing up into his 80s and was very social and loved spending time with his friends. They met almost every morning for their daily breakfast club meetings.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Gordon Fox; daughter, Paula Townsend; and sister, Janet Sigmon.
Those left to cherish Loyd’s memory include his two daughters, Lisa Fox of Dallas, Texas, and Kimberly Fox of Hickory; son, Greg Fox of Hickory; long-time companion, Beverly Lowman of the home; grandchildren, Heather Kivett and Michael Fox; and great-grandchild, Gavin Kivett.

To celebrate Loyd’s life, the family will have a visitation on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., at Alexander Funeral Service. A family-led inurnment will be held at a later date in the Liledoun Baptist Church Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

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1 Comment

  1. Maria Pilkenton on November 14, 2021 at 9:06 am

    My heartfelt sympathy goes out to Lloyd’s sweet companion, Beverly, who did such a wonderful job caregiving for him and who loves him so much, and for all of his family, friends, nurses, and caregivers. I feel honored and blessed to have had the pleasure of caregiving for Lloyd for a short time before his passing. Many prayers for you all during this most difficult time. May the Lord comfort you and heal you, in the name of Jesus. Amen.

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