Herman ‘Bud’ Fox


Herman “Bud” Fox of Granbury, 90, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at Lake Granbury Medical Center.

Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 14, at the First United Methodist Church in Granbury.

Interment: 3 p.m. Monday, April 14, in Merriman Cemetery in Ranger.

Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Memorials: First United Methodist Church.

“Bud” Fox was born June 4, 1923 in Anson to Claude and Emma Ivey Fox. As a child he lived in Lamesa, Rising Star and several other small towns in west Texas.

In 1943, his dad founded the Fox Fence Company. Bud was director of security at Dallas Baptist College for 20 years and coached baseball there for a period of time. He worked at Granbury High School for four years & at Happy Hills Academy for five years. He was preceded in death by two sons; his parents; five brothers; and three sisters.

Bud was proud of his service in the U.S. Army for four and one-half years during World War II. He was a Master Sergeant and served 10 additional years in the Army Reserves.

Survivors: Wife of 26 years, Delphine Fox; son, William Fox and wife, Cecelia of Mineral Wells; a sister; three stepsons and wives; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Wiley Funeral Home made arrangements.