Joyce Carol Fox

Born: 07/04/1946 Passed:

Joyce Carol Fox, age 71, died peacefully at home on January 6, 2018, after an extended illness. She was born on July 4, 1946, in Port Clinton, Ohio. She is remembered as a loving mother by her sons, Russell (Macy), Gerald (Dawn), and Scott; and her daughter, Michelle; and as a wonderful “Nana” by her grandchildren, Christopher, Logan, Davis, Elizabeth, Benjamin, and Abigail.

She is survived by her brothers, Edgar Williams and Paul Williams; and her sisters, Dorothy Graham, Patricia Scruggs, and Judy Lowe. She was preceded in death by her brother, Leon Williams, and her parents, Leon and Geneva (Mullins) Williams.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 21, at The Church on the Boulevard, 754 Kenmore Blvd., Akron, Ohio 44314.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Church on the Boulevard Food Bank. Condolences and special memories can be shared with the family at


Heritage Cremation Society




1 Tribute to Joyce Carol Fox

  1. Jeffrey Denny says:

    As a parent, your children can define you based on how they’ve lived their lives. Though, I never met Ms. Fox, I’ve known her son Russ both as a dear friend and as a colleague for 26 years. Russ is an honorable man, responsible father of 4, a loving husband, and a caring friend. I’m certain these admirable traits are reflective of those Ms. Fox instilled in Russ from an early age. I’m so thankful to have such a great friend as Russ and very appreciative of his mother for rearing such a selfless man. My condolences to the family of Ms. Fox for the loss of their mother, grandmother, and sister.

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