Jim Fox, Father of 3, Enjoyed a Long and Varied Career as a Structural Engineer

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 07/16/2018 - 17:17

James A. “Jim” Fox, 79, died in Saline, Michigan on July 13, 2018. Born in Jackson on March 8, 1939 to William and Angela (Best) Fox, he was raised in Saline from a young age and resided there his entire life – with a brief stint in Darmstadt, Germany with the 547th Engineer Battalion. After earning a B.S. in engineering from the University of Michigan, he had a long and varied career in the field of structural engineering.

We are reeling from this loss and cannot begin to go into all the things he accomplished. We think he was wonderful and weird, and we will miss him terribly.  Personal notes sent by snail mail sharing your memories would be appreciated.

He is survived by his wife, Estelle; his children Jim (Kathy), Katherine (Andy Breeding), and Paul; his grandson Riley James; brother John (Patti) and sister Mary (Neil) Harrison; as well as his nieces and nephews.

A Mass of the Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Saline with Fr. Francis Mossholder as Celebrant. Visitation will take place from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. Additional visitation will take place at the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home in Saline on Wednesday, July 18, from 6:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M.

The family would like to extend our gratitude to the staff of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital and the Redies Center for Rehabilitation & Healthy Living for their professionalism and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made The Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Ann Arbor (http://svdpaa.org/) so that comfort and assistance can continue to be provided to those in need. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and at the church. For more information including directions please visit www.rbfhsaline.com

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