James Clifton Fox Sr., 65, of 177 Pagoda Court, Newport, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Carteret General Hospital in Morehead City.
He was a football player and graduate of W.S. King High School, Beaufort. He attended Favor of God Tabernacle of Praise in Winterville, serving as a deacon.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Faith Tabernacle of Praise, 413 N.C. 101, Beaufort, with Bishop Donald Crooms officiating.
Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Morehead City.
He is survived by three sons, James C. Fox Jr. and Terry Fox of Morehead City, and Stephen Fox of Seattle; five daughters, Lisa F. Mosley of Raleigh, Cheryl F. Thackston, Jenine Fox and Christie F. Harris, all of Winterville, and April F. Nellums of Newport; one brother, Alexander Fox of Morehead City; one sister, Marie Gaskill Hopkins of Fayetteville; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Arrangements are by Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern.