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Silver Fox

Silver Fox, age 69, of New Paris, OH passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019 at his residence. He was born May 27, 1950 in Richmond, IN to the late Leon Goodwin and Evelyn (Lunsford) Witters. He was a graduate of Springfield South High School; was a U.S. Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War, earning both the Bronze Star and Purple Heart, and was also the recipient of the Air Defense Commendation. He was a truck driver for many years and was formerly a Preble County Sheriff Deputy. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sisters Betty Wilson and Judy Bowen. He is survived by his wife Shirley Fox; son Tony (Michelle) Goodwin of Leigh Acres, FL; daughter Crystal (Abe) Goodwin of Tipp City, OH; grandchildren: Nicole (Kyle) Smith, Lexus Goodwin, Tasha Thompson and Brantley Jaros; sister Sharon Rader of Eaton, OH; step-daughter Contessa (Chris) Johnson of Middletown, OH; step-grandchildren: Christopher and Corey Johnson; step-brother Jimmy Witters of Pickerington, OH; and numerous nieces, nephews, step-brothers and step-sisters. Family and friends will be received on Monday, December 2, 2019 from 11:00 am until time of memorial service at 12:00 noon at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 W. Main Street, Eaton, OH. Interment will follow at Preble Memory Gardens where full military honors will be provided by the U.S. Army and Preble County Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Humane Society of Preble County, PO Box 72, Eaton, OH 45320 or Semper Fi Fund, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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I know that he is up there with dad and uncle Charlie playing cards and up there showing all the women we can do the whole Hulk thing where his shirt rips by flexing his muscles Rest in peace Joe give my mom and dad and aunt Rosie hugs

Brenda Jones Nov 27 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Silver Fox

Brenda Jones Nov 27 2019 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss. Silver Fox was a great man and a good friend of mine. He will be greatly missed. Silver Fox Rest In Peace!

Joe Flory Nov 26 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Silver Fox

Joe Flory Nov 26 2019 12:00 AM

Deepest Sympathy for the family . May he rest in peace.

Margaret De Hart Nov 25 2019 12:00 AM

On behalf of Commodore Preble Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, we extend our sympathy for the loss of your family member, Silver Fox, a veteran of the U.S. Army. Thank you for his service to our country

Jane Morell Smith Nov 24 2019 12:00 AM

Lots of prayers to you all! I will never forget the fun times I had with him at the two thirty club, he sure could dance!!

sharon routzahn Nov 24 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Silver Fox

sharon routzahn Nov 24 2019 12:00 AM

Rest In Peace,Joe,We'll miss you

Rudy Lunsford Nov 24 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Silver Fox

Rudy Lunsford Nov 24 2019 12:00 AM

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