Daniel Robert Fox, 58, of Thornville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Dan was born November 4, 1961, in Lancaster, the son of Robert and the late Ann Fox. He was a 1981 graduate of Sheridan High School and received his Bachelor’s degree from Wilmington College. He was the co-founder of Seed Consultants and built many relationships throughout Ohio with his co-workers and customers. Dan devoted his career to the seed industry and Ohio agriculture. He truly enjoyed his work and said he wouldn’t retire because he got to see his friends everyday.
Dan is survived in addition to his father; by his wife, Nancy (Parsons) Fox; daughter, Sarah (Luke) Rockwell of Georgia; son, Luke Fox and girlfriend, Taylor Sturgeon of Thornville; granddaughter, Finlea Rockwell, his pride and joy; his sisters and brothers, Theresa (Jeff) Brunn, Anita (Jim) Whalen, Ed Fox, Kay Fox, Don (Robin) Fox and Jenny (Tatum) Dennis; in-laws, Leroy and Carol Parsons, Susan (Terry) Quincel and Scot Parsons; and numerous nieces and nephews. Dan devoted many volunteer hours to Sheridan High School and Athletic Boosters. The family extends gratitude to the Thornville EMS and Licking Memorial Hospital.
A private service was conducted and a celebration of life will be scheduled at a future date when permitted. A memorial procession was held April 27, 2020, around the Sheridan Middle School. The family requests memorial contributions be made to Sheridan Athletic Boosters in Dan’s memory. Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset is entrusted with the arrangements. www.bopethomasfuneralhome.com