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April 30, 1938 - August 16, 2017

Service Date: August 19, 2017

A “Service of Remembrance” will be Saturday, August 19th at 2:00 pm at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Rev. George Smith will be officiating.   The burial will be at the Hot Coals Cemetery.   The family will be receiving friends at 12 noon. The honor of carrying Alvin has been given to his grandsons.

Alvin Ray Fox

Alvin Ray Fox, 79 of Sophia passed away Wednesday,   August 16, 2017.

Alvin was born on April 30th, 1938, at Prince. He was the son of the late Gilbert and Margaret Kincaid Fox.

Alvin was a retired coal miner and also served in the United States military. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Billie and an infant great- granddaughter, Abi and a brother, Buddy.

Alvin was a loving husband to Carolyn Deweese-Fox for 54 years; a beloved father to sons, Ray Fox and his wife, Kim of Brandywine, WV, Jimmy Fox and his companion, Kari and her children, Darrell and Elizabeth of Coal City and Donna Campbell and her husband, Charles of Beckley; devoted “PaPaw” to Jonathan Fox and his wife, Hillary, Hayden Fox and companion, Kate all of Brandywine, Sam Fox and fiancé, Brandy and Billie Fox all of Coal City and Mikey Shiflet and his fiancé, Madison and Kelsey Shiflet all of Beckley; a proud great-grandfather to Karson Fox and Elley Fox.

A “Service of Remembrance” will be Saturday, August 19th at 2:00 pm at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Rev. George Smith will be officiating.   The burial will be at the Hot Coals Cemetery.   The family will be receiving friends at 12 noon. The honor of carrying Alvin has been given to his grandsons.

Online condolences:   www.meltonmortuary.com