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Richard Dale Fox Sr., 88, of Templeton, died Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Premier Armstrong Rehabilitation & Nursing Facility in Kittanning. He was born September 20, 1930 in Templeton to the late Donald and Chrissie (Sloniger) Fox and lived in the area all of his life. He was retired from PennDOT. Richard was a member of Templeton Church of God, where he served as a Deacon for many years. He was a past Worshipful Master of Kittanning-East Brady Masonic Lodge 244 F&AM. He enjoyed doing crossword puzzles.
Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Mary Jane Fox, of Templeton; daughter, Pamela (Howard) Hooks, of Templeton, and son, Richard Dale (Diana) Fox Jr., of Templeton; granddaughters, Renee Michelle (Brian) Jamison, of Tyrone, Pa, Kristy Lynn (George) Conrad, of Tyrone, Pa, Tracy (Gary) Hooks, of Ford City, and Mandy Petruzzi, of Templeton; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Esther Fox and Laura Fox. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Melvin L. Fox and Charles R. Fox; and sister, JoAnn Bish.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home, 200 S. McKean St., Kittanning, with a Masonic Service being held at 6:45 p.m. Sunday evening. Additional visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home, with Rev. Richard Molgaard and Rev. Robert Grimm co-officiating. Interment will be in Cochran Cemetery, Templeton.