Southern Shores, NC
Albert D. Fox, 79, of Southern Shores, NC, died Thursday, October 18, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Monroe, LA and moved to Cary, NC in 1945. After graduating from Cary High School he served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Fox graduated from N.C. State University in 1959 and the University of North Carolina in 1960. He taught and coached at Louisburg High School from 1961 to 1964. He served as principal at Louisburg High School from 1964-1968, Plymouth (NC) High School from 1968-1973, and Varina High School (Henrico County) from 1973-1988. He then became director of Research and Planning for Henrico County Schools until his retirement in 1998. Mr. Fox also was the former principal of the Governor’s School of Innovation and Technology in Richmond, VA. At Plymouth High School, Mr. Fox was very instrumental in Integration in the sixty’s. He was an Eagle Scout and a former district director of Boy Scouts in Richmond, VA.
Mr. Fox retired to the Outer Banks of North Carolina in 1998 and resided in Buxton and then Southern Shores until his death.
Mr. Fox is survived by his loving family: wife, Connie Jennette Fox of the residence; two daughters, Danette Arrants and husband, Frankie of Jamesville, NC and Connie Averette and husband, Donny of Fuquay-Varina, NC; two step daughters, Rossie Jackson and husband, Kevin of Buxton, NC and Leanne Woods and husband, Lonnie of Dallas, TX; one step son, Leon Jennette and wife, Nicole of Buxton, NC; thirteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Duck United Methodist Church by the Rev. John Tyson. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Food for Thought and for Caring Hands at Duck United Methodist Church.
The Family would like to “Thank” Dare County Hospice and the members of Duck United Methodist Church.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo, NC is assisting the family with arrangements.Print Obituary & Condolences