Eugene H. Fox, 56

Eugene H. "Gene" Fox, 56, of rural North Manchester, died at 8:22 pm, Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. 

He was born April 3, 1959, in Fort Wayne, the son of Wilbur D. and Vita "Vi" (Chenoweth) Miller.

Gene was a 1977 graduate of Northfield High School.  He worked for Louis Dreyfus in Claypool since 2005.  He was a member of the Urbana Yoke Parish, the North Manchester Moose Lodge #1518, and the Manchester Sons of the American Legion.  Gene enjoyed playing pool, riding his 4-wheeler, hunting, and being with family and friends.

He is survived by his mother, Vi Miller of Urbana, three daughters, Betha M. (Travis) Wallace-Rader of Peru, Shawna L. (James Watson) Wallace and Carrie E. Fox, both of Wabash; six grandchildren, Justice L. Rader and Jordan L. Rader, both of Peru, Jace E. Watson, Jaylen A. Watson, Jarett B. Faust, and Trever S. Shake, all of Wabash;  a sister, Paula (Mike) Appleton of Urbana; two brothers, Jeff (Tricia) Miller of North Manchester, and Greg Miller of Arlington, Va., and Zoro, his dog. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Wilbur D. Miller.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main St., North Manchester, with Brian Chamberlain officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 2-8 pm Friday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Mooseheart.

The memorial guest book for Gene may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Oct 21