James Fox

Obituary of James Everet Fox

        Mr. James Everet Fox, 90, of Schuyler, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at his home.

     James was born in Utica, on January 1, 1932, the son of Don and Florence (Koen) Fox.  He was raised and educated in New Hartford, was a graduate of New Hartford High School and earned his master’s degree at Albany State College.  James proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War.  On June 22, 1958, James was united in marriage with Joanne Gorham, a loving and devoted union of 64 years.   James was a math teacher and started his career at Holland Patent High School and for many years, until his retirement, at Conard High School in West Hartford, CT.  James was a life-long learner and took the step of earning a doctorate of mathematics degree at UCONN.  He enjoyed traveling with his wife, and was proud to have visited all 50 states as well as numerous countries on many continents.

     Mr. Fox is survived by his beloved wife, Joanne; one daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Brian Shepard of Watertown, NY and two sons and one daughter-in-law, David and Victoria Fox of White Plains, NY and Steven Fox of Meriden, CT.  He is also survived by a sister Marilyn Jackson of Las Vegas Nevada. He was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Schultz.

     In keeping with James’ wishes there is no visitation or services.  There will be a celebration of life at a later date. 

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