James Benton “J. B.” Fox, Sr.


James Benton “J. B.” Fox, Sr., 95 of Quinton, passed away on July 17, 2021. He was born January 16, 1926 in Alliance.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Emma and George Fox; brothers, J. R. (TX) and Pat (PA); and daughter Toni.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Jane Caradine Fox; children, Nancy Fox and James B. Fox, Jr. “Jim” (Donna); granddaughter Morgan Morgan (Lee) and great-grandsons Hayes and Grant.
Serving in the Navy Seabees during World War II in the South Pacific, he survived his ship being lost at sea for a time during a typhoon. J. B. owned a trucking business and had a love for antique cars and helping others. He was a member of the West Jefferson Baptist Church and Acacia Masonic Lodge #670.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday July 21, 2021 at 12 p.m. in the New Horizon Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Howard Thompson will officiate. Burial will follow at West Jefferson Freewill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:30 am -12 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Fox Endowed Scholarship, Jacksonville State University Foundation, 700 Pelham Rd. N., Jacksonville, AL  36265.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.newhorizonmemorial.com
New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home directing.
New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323