Mark Huston Fox, 91, a lifelong resident of Connersville, passed away Sunday evening, July 19, 2020, at Reid Health, Richmond.
He was born in Connersville on September 2, 1928, one of seven children of John Henry and Ruth (Baber) Fox. He was a 1947 graduate of Connersville High School.
On May 12, 1951 he married the former Marjorie J. Williams of Connersville. Mrs. Fox passed away on September 11, 2009.
In 2010, Mark was married to Esther Patton, who passed away in 2018.
A proud veteran, he served in the United States Army during the Korean War, receiving the Purple Heart for wounds received near Satai-Ri, North Korea, on September 19, 1951. He also received a Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Campaign Stars and the UN Service Medal. On April 23, 2016, Mark was selected to participate in the Indy Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.
For many years, he worked as a payroll supervisor for Ready Tool & Die in Connersville until his retirement in 1990.
Mark was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church, where he was a vintner of sacramental wine.
Survivors include three children, Michael Fox and wife, Kathleen, of Hamilton, Ohio, Cathy Cochran and husband, John of Richmond, Indiana, and Shirley Eubanks and husband, David of Fishers, Indiana; five grandchildren, Lauren Gilley and husband Ryan of Pickerington, Ohio, Mark Fox of Hamilton, Ohio, Courtney Brooks and husband Tim of Maineville, Ohio, Carrie Speheger and husband Scott of West Lafayette, Indiana, and Megan Eubanks of Fishers, Indiana; and six great-grandchildren; twin sister, Mary Browning of Brookville, and sister Rita Marshall and husband James of Cambridge City; a brother-in-law, Robert Williams and wife Lynn of New Castle; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Besides his wives, he is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charles Fox and James Fox; and two sisters, Betty Krammes and Rena Thompson.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Dustin Boehm in St. Gabriel Catholic Church at the convenience of the family on Saturday, July 25, 2020. Burial with military honors provided by the United States Army and Fayette County Veterans Council will follow in Dale Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Indy Honor Flight Program and online condolences may be made anytime at miller mosterrobbins.com.