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Max Lee Fox

Funeral services for Max Lee Fox, 85, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 22, 2021 in the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Lee passed away at 12:10 p.m., Friday, December 17, 2021, at NHC.


He was born July 30, 1936, in Kansas, the son of Orvell Fox and Clella Ledbetter Fox.  He was married to Adella Ann Buff, and to this union six children were born.  On September 12, 1998, he was married to Anna Lue Whited.  Mr. Fox was a truck driver, having driven for Roadway Express.  He enjoyed fishing, telling stories, tinkering, and fixing most anything.  He attended Curry Street Church of Christ.


He is survived by his wife, Anna Lue Fox, of the family home; seven children, Vonna Brown, Russellville, Kentucky, Ronald Dean Fox and wife, Deborah, Christiana, Tennessee, Vicky Lynn Emring and husband, David, St. Charles, Missouri, Glinda Mitchell and husband, Mike, Joelton, Tennessee, Randy Louis Fox and wife, Brenda, Westmoreland, Tennessee, Catherine Sailors, Henderson, Tennessee, and Ed Whited and wife, Jane, West Plains, Missouri; nine grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.


His parents and one sister, Loretta Collins, preceded him in death.


Mr. Fox will lie in state from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Visitation will be held prior to the service, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Wednesday.  Burial will be at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at