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Alvin B. Foxx

June 1, 1932 ~ August 28, 2018 (age 86)
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Mr. Alvin B. Foxx, age 86, of Marion, passed away at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  Alvin was born in Marion on June 1, 1932 to the late Thomas Monroe Foxx and Lora McMahan Foxx.  He served his country faithfully in the U. S. Army during the Korean War earning the Bronze Star.  Alvin was a home builder and will be best remembered for the high quality of his work, not only in McDowell County, but surrounding counties as well.  He loved his work and it showed.  He was also a faithful member of Garden Creek Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Teresa Lynn Foxx Duncan.

 

Alvin leaves behind his beloved wife of 64 years, Estelle Autrey Foxx, of the home, and two sisters, Betty Suttles of Marion and Josephine Vance and husband David of Marion.

 

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 30. 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Coy Jeans officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial, with military honors, will follow at McDowell Memorial Park.  Flowers are appreciated, however, those desiring to make a memorial contribution in his memory are encouraged to consider CarePartners Hospice McDowell at PO Box 5363, Asheville, NC  28813.  

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