MORGANTON Clyde Ronnie Fox, 76, of Morganto, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. Born in Burke County, Sept. 7, 1943, he was the son of the late Jacob James Fox and Mary Louise Harris Fox. Clyde attended St. Matthews United Methodist Church and was a Sergeant with the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife, Penny Joyce Benge Fox; children, Ronnie Douglas Fox (Theresa) and Rhonda Triplett (Nathan); grandchildren, Ronnie Douglas Fox Jr., Jacob Bryce Triplett, Zachary Douglas Tolbert, Luke Triplett; special grandchildren, Maggie Claire Thompson, Eli Pitts, Mason Pitts; siblings, Doris Cox, Alene Medford (Dalton), Thomas Fox (Martha); and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Clyde was preceded in death by a brother, J.C. Fox; and sister, Sharon Griffin. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 13, at Sossoman Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 11 a.m. in the Colonial Chapel of the funeral home, with the Revs. Elaine Hall and Kenneth Medford officiating. Entombment will follow in Burke Memorial Mausoleum with military honors provided by the U.S. Marine Corps and the Caldwell County Veterans Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or to Carolina Caring Hospice. Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.sossomanfh.com.

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