WO1 Thomas R. Fox was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/30/2012 at the age of 69.3
Colleyville, TX
Flight Classes 66-23 and 66-21
Date of Birth 09/27/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Thomas Rea Fox passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. Service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at White Chapel United Methodist Church. Born Sept. 27, 1943, in Fort Worth to Finis and Margaret Fox, Tom spent most of his childhood in Atlanta, Ga., but claimed Texas by birth and destiny. Tom graduated from SMU and served in Vietnam with the 123rd Aviation Battalion as an aircraft commander for Apache gunships and Huey helicopters. He was awarded several accommodations including the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with Valor. Tom worked for Eastern Airlines as a sales executive before leaving to open Crossroads Travel and then the larger Centerpoint Travel in Arlington. Tom was a kind, loving husband, father and friend. He loved his family, traveling with his wife, Patrecia, and working in the yard. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. He will be greatly missed by his family. Survivors: Wife of 35 years, Patrecia; daughter, Suzanne; son, Thomas and wife, Elisa; daughter, Danielle; daughter, Beth and husband, Shane; grandchildren, Taggart, Sadler and Lauren; and nieces, Cathy Craft and husband, Terry, Deborah Kopf and husband, Steve.

Published in Star-Telegram on January 1, 2013

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