Donald Ray Fox, 67, was born on July 16, 1950, to Raymond and Mary (Orr) Fox. He passed away at his home on Oct. 20, 2017.

Don worked as a truck driver and other occupations. During this time he was united in marriage to Gwenn Wilson. To this union three children were born – Crystal, Shiela, and Dustin.

Don liked to fish and dance. He loved his family and working in the yard. He would send his kids fishing for crawfish to eat. He also loved to tinker with his 57’ Ford pickup, was a NFL Steelers fan all the way and loved Science Fiction movies. He was also known to be a prankster. Although gruff and ornery, it became comical with everyone having a laugh. Don was always good to help others when needed. He had a way about him to make others feel at ease and loved!

Preceding him in death were his parents, Raymond and Mary (Orr) Fox; and siblings, Wanda Hicks, Carolyn Fox and James Fox.

Don is survived by his wife, Gwenn Fox, of the home; children – Crystal Fox, Shiela Smith and Dustin Fox; grandchildren – J.D. Rushing, Justin Parchman, Shania Parchman, Bonnie Knight, Jessie Smith, James Smith, Presley Fox and Gentry Fox; siblings, Barbara Pulley and Russell Fox; and many nieces and nephews.

He was a character and Don will be greatly missed.

A funeral service was held Saturday, Oct. 28, in Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs, with Bro. Evverett Smith officiating. Music was “My Sweet Lord,” “Go Rest High On That Mountain,” “Dancing In The Sky” and “I Want To Stroll Over Heaven With You.”

Pallbearers were Tom Rogers, Russell Fox, Aaron Smith, Leonard Pulley, Michael Pulley, Dustin Fox and Joe Esparza.

Interment was in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under direction of Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs.

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