Funeral service for James Lee Fox, Sr., age 68, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Tommy Graham, Bro. Ennis Hyman and Bro. James Strope officiating. Burial will follow at Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until 2 PM on Thursday at Higgins Funeral Home.
James Lee was born on October 15, 1954, in Lincoln County, Tennessee to the late J.D. Fox, Sr., and Kathleen Landers Fox. Mr. Fox proudly served Lincoln County families through Higgins Funeral Home for 52 years. In his spare time, James Lee enjoyed treasure hunting at Goodwill and spending time with his family. Mr. Fox passed away on October 9, 2023, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN.
James Lee married the love of his life on June 25, 1973, Veronica Clark Fox. Additional survivors include his children, James Lee (Amy) Fox, Jr., Ann Marie Fox (Carlos) Sawdey, and Cathryn Franklin Fox; grandchildren, Amanda, Tori, Namisha, Shashanie, and Remeisha; 6 great-grandchildren; siblings, Lewis (Jean) Owen, Thomas (Bridget) Fox, Larry Fox, Gary Fox, JD Fox, Jr., Linda Bailey, and Brenda Dance; a devoted and loving niece, Sonya Fox; long-time friend, Wayne Holman; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members, and his Higgins Funeral Home family. In addition to his parents, James Lee was preceded in death by his son, John Lewis Fox; grandson, James Lewis Fox; brothers, John Fox, and Ricky Fox; and sisters, Kathy Jones, and Jean Willingham.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of James Lee Fox, Sr.