Mark Douglas Fox, age 59, of
Somerset, tragically passed from this life on Saturday,
September 10, 2016.
Mark was born on November 25,
1957, in Indianapolis, son of Wesley Marcus and Lena Ann Fox.
He was a member of the Nancy High School
Class of 1975. Mark started avid participation in tractor pulls,
as a hobby, building his own pulling tractors, in the late
On September 1, 2002, he married Teri
Lynn Guffey, in Gatlinburg. Markís lifeís work was agriculture;
he was the owner and operator of Fox Farms.
He was a self-made man, known for his
hard work and his leadership in the community.
Mark was involved in several local
He enjoyed mechanic work.
Mark was a member of Piney Grove Baptist
Church #2, of Nancy, and attended Oak Hill Baptist Church.
He could always be seen in company of
one of his beloved border collies.
He is survived by his father,
Wesley Fox; his wife, Teri Fox; his son, Jonathan Fox, of Nancy;
his daughter, Amanda Lynn (and husband, Greg) Burchett, of
Russell Springs; his brother, Tim Fox, of Nancy; his sisters,
Wanda Robertson, of Somerset, and Melissa (and husband, Leslie)
Grant, of Nancy; and his grandson, Titus Burchett.
Preceding Mark in death is his
mother, Lena Ann Fox.
Visitation will be Wednesday,
September 14, 2016, after 5:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral
Funeral services will be held
on Thursday, September 15, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in the funeral
home chapel, with Bro. Gary Phelps and Bro. Joseph Warren
Burial will be in Southern Oaks
Pallbearers will be Tim Fox, Jonathan
Fox, Wayne Smith, Donnie Smith, Ottis Morgan, Bruce Shepherd,
Bryan Gover and Lewis Tarter.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.