Hastings resident Vernon L. Fox, 87, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.
Private services for the family only will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 1, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website for anyone who is not family that would like to watch. To view the service, go to Vernon’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. A book signing will be 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Edgewood Vista or Mary Lanning Hospice.
Vernon was born March 14, 1935, in Hastings, NE to John and Mildred (Kottwitz) Fox. He married Jane Bentley on April 25, 1955, in Hastings, NE. Vernon served in the U.S. Army from October 8, 1956 to October 7, 1962.
Vernon worked as a foreman for Hastings Industries until his retirement in 1998. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church and Elks Club. Vernon enjoyed camping, water skiing, taking care of the yard, motorcycles, and grilling.
Vernon was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, JoAnn Petersen and LaVonna Dericks; and brother, Don Fox.
Jane Fox – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouses:
Bruce & Misty Fox – Hastings, NE
Julie & Gary Johnson – Hastings, NE
Dave & Carol Fox – Hastings, NE
Steve Fox – Hastings, NE
Grandchildren & Spouses:
Josh & Jen Fox – Lincoln, NE
Amanda & Nick Frauendorfer – Humphrey, NE
Melanie & Nate Sandoval – Holdrege, NE
Zach Johnson – Hastings, NE
Michaela Fox & Dylan Knobbe – Lincoln, NE
Joseph Fox & Kelsey Sejkora – Lincoln, NE
Matt Lloyd – Hastings, NE
Gloria Woods – Hastings, NE