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Charles William “Bill” Fox, Jr

Charles William “Bill” Fox, Jr

July 16, 1959 – March 1, 2023

Bill Fox, age 63, passed away on March 1st, 2023 surrounded by his loving family.  He was born July 16th, 1959 in Tooele, Utah, the son of Charles Fox, Sr. and Janet Fox.

Bill served four years in the Navy.  He worked at Tooele Army Depot as a diesel mechanic for 15 years.  He then became an electrician for several years before getting hired at Hill Airforce Base working on the trains. His last job was with the FAA at the airport taking care of the tower. 

Bill attended Life Church in WVC and New Life Christian Fellowship in Tooele.  He was also a member of the Golden Spike Train Club, Christian Motorcycle Association, Bikers for Christ, and the Eagles Lodge.  He was also involved with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and Cast for Kids.

He was always there to lend a helping hand for anyone in need.  He was a big man, with an even bigger heart, who loved God and his family. Bill will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Bill is preceded in death by his father Bill Fox Sr., his mother Janet Fox, as well as his little brother Jimmy Fox, and several aunts and uncles. 

Bill is survived by his wife, Donna Fox, his daughters Karri Fox, Danielle Askwig, Desiree Wynkoop, and Dilexah Fox, his sons Nathan Fox and Domitrious Fox. He also has 6 grandchildren:  Daulton, Dominick, Kaydance, Kamden, Tygen, and Keanu, as well as extended family including Antoinette Aiono, Anthony Wallace, and their children and grandchildren. 

He is also survived by his brother, Arthur Fox, his sister, Barbara Denner and his nieces and nephews.   

A Celebration of Life will be held to honor Bill on April 15th, 2023, at 3:00 pm at New Life Christian Fellowship in Tooele. Military Honors will be accorded by the US Navy & VFW. A reception will follow. 

Arrangements are in the care of Dalton-Hoopes Funeral Home & Cremation Center. 435-884-3031


  • Peter McMurrin President of GSTC Salt Lake City Posted March 6, 2023 10:28 am

    Bill, Was such a Great Man and will be missed dearly. Bill did so much work for the Train Club. He always had such a Giving Heart. I was able to Run Trains with Bill we had such good Times his love for Trains as much as I did. I know he had so much Love for Donna and cared for her and His family. God Bless!

    • Donna Posted March 11, 2023 12:43 am

      Thank you Pete. He sure did love running the trains.

  • Jon W Thomas Posted March 6, 2023 1:14 pm

    Bill was a great friend to me and all members of the Golden Spike Train Club of Utah. He also contributed much to our last move January 2021 from the SLC Warm Springs Plunge building to the Sugar Space Arts Warehouse. His generosity and electrical skills were amazing. Rest in peace, Bill.

    • Donna Fox Posted March 17, 2023 3:20 pm

      Thank you

  • Perry Paris Posted March 17, 2023 3:28 pm

    So sorry to hear this Donna. I have known you guys for so long and know he will be missed.

    • Donna Fox Posted March 22, 2023 9:46 pm

      Thank you Perry.

  • Melanie Castillo Posted April 15, 2023 10:28 am

    I met Bill through CAST for Kids where he was a devoted volunteer. He touched the lives of so many children with special needs as well as all those who had the honor of serving with him. Our entire CAST family sends our love and condolences at the loss of such a wonderful man.

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