Dighton- Robert H. Fox, 90, died on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. He was born on June 30, 1929 in Stafford County the son of Henry Maurice & Gladys Elizabeth (Shull) Fox. He married Bonnie J. Schroth on July 18, 1948 at Hugoton.
Bob graduated from St John High School and moved to Lakin to farm. In 1951 he moved to Dighton to work for Kalo Hineman for over 30 years. He and his wife then opened Fox Jewelry Store in Dighton and later got into the insurance and investment business with his office in Dighton. He drove the activity bus for Dighton schools for many years and had served as an EMT, city council board member, JOY Center Board member, Lions Club offices and was a former deacon and elder at the First Christian Church. He currently was a member of the United Methodist Church. He enjoyed attending Kansas State University sporting events, traveling and especially being involved with his Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Parents and Brother- Dale Fox, 2 Sisters-In-Law- Wilma Fox and Jean Fox, Son-In-Law- Russel Speer, Great Granddaughter- Laramie Jo Smith and 2 nephews.
He is survived by his Wife- Bonnie Fox, 4 Daughters- Karen Wilson (Don) of Ness City, Penny (Harold) Hallmark of Garden City, Sheila Fox of Wichita & Shari Speer of Dighton, 4 Brothers- Earl G. Fox of Great Bend, Jack Fox of Ellis, Don Fox of Spokane, Washington & Jim Fox of St John, Sister- Doris Keeler of Great Bend, Step-Mother- Kathleen Fox of St. John, 14 Grandchildren & 17 Great-Grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be at 1:30 PM Friday at United Methodist Church in Dighton with Rev Berniece Ludlum officiating. Burial will be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call from Noon to 8:00 PM on Thursday at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton. Memorials are suggested to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, United Methodist Church or JOY Center in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Boomhower Funeral Home 145 North Wichita, Box 891 Dighton, Ks 67839