James C. Fox died Thursday, December 10, 2020 at the age of 76. He was born June 3, 1944 in St. Johns, MI the son of Charles and Francis (Vitek) Fox. Jim was an avid toy and pedal tractor collector. He enjoyed tooling around on his golf cart and having coffee with the guys at Patterson’s or Swany’s Pub and Grub. Jim worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier for 32 years retiring in 2000. On July 23, 1966 he married Joan M. Klockziem and she preceded him in death June 26, 2019. He was also predeceased by a son Eric. Surviving is one son, Jary (Erica) Fox; one daughter, Julie Fox; four grandchildren, Zachary (Josie) Fox, Madison, Katelyn and Emma Fox; three sisters, Mary Kus, Priscilla (Gary) Brendahl and Cynthia Janke; two brothers, Linus Fox and Pat (Mary Jo) Fox and many nieces and nephews. A graveside memorial service for Jim will be held 11:00 AM Friday, December 18, 2020 at Mt. Rest Cemetery with Pastor Andy Croel officiating. Memorials may be made to Mid-Michigan Old Gas Tractor Association or Ovid-Elsie FFA for Rural Education Days. The family was assisted with these arrangements by Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns.
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