In memory of
Craig Russell "Fox" Fox
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In memory of
Craig Russell "Fox" Fox
Craig Russell 'Fox' Fox June 20, 1947 - Oct. 12, 2019 Craig Russell Fox, known to many as "Fox," passed away at home Oct. 12, 2019. Born in Portland to Ruth J. and Russell A. Fox, Craig grew up in La Grande and Enterprise and participated in many rodeo events, even being named Duke of the Junior Rodeo. He played four years of football and graduated from Enterprise High School after which he joined the Navy Seabees. After his time in the Navy, Craig became a commercial general contractor, specializing in refrigeration. He spent four years in Alaska before eventually becoming the owner/operator of Harbor Services in Jantzen Beach. He retired in 2010. Craig enjoyed life to the fullest - he was often the life of the party. He was a good man, son, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He is survived by his mother, Ruth; son, Jesse Russell Fox and wife, Debbie; grandson, Jesse Jr.; sisters, Maryl Fox Smith and Lisa Fox; stepchildren, Myles and Chris Rygh and Francine Burgess; and many good friends including Marlene Fox and DeEtta Fox. A memorial party will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at Laurelwood Public House, 51st and N.E. Sandy Blvd. Remembrances in Craig's name may be made to the American Red Cross at 3131 N. Vancouver Ave., Portland, OR 97227. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Craig Russell "Fox" Fox
Craig Russell 'Fox' Fox June 20, 1947 - Oct. 12, 2019 Craig Russell Fox, known to many as "Fox," passed away at home Oct. 12, 2019. Born in Portland to Ruth J. and Russell A. Fox, Craig grew up in La Grande and Enterprise and participated in many rodeo events, even being named Duke of the Junior Rodeo. He played four years of football and graduated from Enterprise High School after which he joined the Navy Seabees. After his time in the Navy, Craig became a commercial general contractor, specializing in refrigeration. He spent four years in Alaska before eventually becoming the owner/operator of Harbor Services in Jantzen Beach. He retired in 2010. Craig enjoyed life to the fullest - he was often the life of the party. He was a good man, son, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He is survived by his mother, Ruth; son, Jesse Russell Fox and wife, Debbie; grandson, Jesse Jr.; sisters, Maryl Fox Smith and Lisa Fox; stepchildren, Myles and Chris Rygh and Francine Burgess; and many good friends including Marlene Fox and DeEtta Fox. A memorial party will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at Laurelwood Public House, 51st and N.E. Sandy Blvd. Remembrances in Craig's name may be made to the American Red Cross at 3131 N. Vancouver Ave., Portland, OR 97227. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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Zeller Chapel of the Roses Funeral Home
2107 NE BROADWAY ST
Portland, OR 97232
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