MANSFIELD, Tex. — Richard A. Fox, 69, passed away Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, surrounded by his family.

A memorial service is being planned for the spring of 2017, in Iowa.

Rich was born and raised in Iowa and graduated from Britt High School in 1965. He loved his country and was proud to serve in the U.S. Army Reserves during the Vietnam War. He moved to Texas to work in the recreational vehicle business, spent years with Ace Hardware as a warehouse supervisor and retired from Mouser in 2012.

He enjoyed playing softball for many years, hunting, fishing and was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks. 

He is survived by his wife, Linda Fox; son, Richard L. Fox and wife, Mary; daughter, Rachel Clem and husband, Tim; and grandchildren, Amanda Aydelott and Brandon Clem. Also survived by sisters Jan (Dave) Klaas and Becky Wegner and their families.