Vinton James Fox Sr., age 84 of Brookville, PA, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. He was born on December 11, 1934 to the late Vinton Edward Fox and Lena (Klem) Fox in Carrick, PA. Vinton married Irene Bernice Maxwell on November 24, 1952 in Brookville, PA. She preceded him in death. His kids say Vinton was a scholar, jack of all trades and master of many. Some of his self-taught skills included being a mechanic, doing electrical work, plumbing, carpentry, etc. He also had a CDL Class A with hazmat and was an over the road truck driver. He was a Christian of Protestant upbringing and a member of the Teamsters. He loved camping at Erie and flying kites. He was an avid fisherman and loved to tinker and was a very good artist and equipment operator. He was also a helper to his neighbors. He will be missed by many. Vinton is survived by two sons; Vinton J. Fox, Jr. of Woonsocket, Rhode Island; Chad E (Jamie) Fox of Brookville, PA; one daughter; Roxanne Fox of McKeesport, PA; and one granddaughter, Erica A. Fox. All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the McKinney-d’Argy Funeral Home ltd, 345 Main St., Brookville, PA 15825. There will be a gathering to honor his memory and life and will be posted at a later date. Online condolences and other information may be found at www.mckinneydargy.com
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