- March 31, 1942 - April 18, 2017
- Columbus, Indiana
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William J. "Bill" Fox, (75) passed away on April 18th, 2017 after an 8 year battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was a long-time resident of Columbus. He graduated from Columbus High School in 1960 and Graduated from Tulane University with a master's degree in architecture in 1968. He later started his own architectural firm William J. Fox Architect Inc. designing and consulting on many prominent commercial and residential buildings throughout Indiana during his career.
In the late 1970's, he was an early supporter of the Columbus Express Soccer Club and the Columbus Parks and Recreation youth soccer program. He also served as a board member of the Harrison Lake board serving as president and an active committee member. He was a supporter and past member of the Columbus North Booster Club. He was an avid tennis player and enjoyed fishing and boating with his grandkids. He was a member of St. Bartholomew parish and a former member of St. Agnes parish.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years Barbara (Scudder) Fox and their four sons Greg (Wendy) Fox, Bart (Christie) Fox, Matt (Natalie) Fox & Pierre (Terra) Fox. He had 11 grandchildren: Lauren & Kate Fox (Greg), Michael, John & Elizabeth Fox (Bart), Simon, Harrison & Addison Fox (Matt) and Nicholas, Ben & Will Fox (Pierre). He was preceded in death by his parents John and Margarethe (Hilger) Fox and grandson Joseph T. Fox (Bart).
Calling will be on Friday, April 21st from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Myers-Reed Chapel 3729 E. 25th St Columbus, IN 47203. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, April 22nd at 10 a.m. at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Columbus. Memorials may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, Inc. 2636 17th St. Columbus IN 47201 and St. Bartholomew Catholic Church 1306 27th St. Columbus, IN 47201.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-reed.com.