WEST PARIS — H. Walter Fox Jr., 89, a long-time resident of South Paris, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 7 at Ledgeview Living Center.

He was born in Lovell, June 10, 1924, the son of the late Henry and Agnes Fox. He was a graduate of Fryeburg Academy. Prior to his retirement, he was a long-time employee of A.C. Lawrence Leather and a police officer for the town of South Paris, with his good friend and police chief, Clayton Gay.

He was a member of the South Paris Fire Department, Oxford Hills High School board of directors and a member of Paris Masonic Lodge 94 AF & AM since 1968.

He is survived by three children, Bruce Fox of Norway, Brent Fox of Greene and Jeanene Medeiros of Fall River, Mass.; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his mother, Agnes Fox; his father, Henry Fox; brothers George, Robert and Donald; and a sister, Elizabeth.

He will be greatly missed by all but even more so by his favorite daughter-in-law, Mel.

The family wishes to express our gratitude to the staff and management of Ledgeview Living Center for the exceptional care that Dad received over the several years that he spent there.

Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.chandlerfunerals.com.

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