Carroll “Bud” Fox, 83, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Friday, April 30, 2021, at Autumn Care of Statesville.
Born in Buncombe County on June 27, 1937, he was the son of the late Joe Finley Fox and Mae Wittimore Fox.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jane Covey Fox; one son, Martin Fox; and four siblings, George Fox, Peggy Thielke, Alma Fox, and Jack Fox.

Bud was a driver with FedEx and served in the United States Army.

Those left to cherish his memory are his sister, Carolyn Davis; two sisters-in-law, Sherrill Fritzinger and Mercedes Fox; and his children, Andrew C. Fox (Brad Thompson), Kimberly Parise (Cindy Armlin), Sherrill Lynne Fox and Crystal Joy Fox.

He is further survived six grandchildren, Teddy, Frank, Thurston, Caitlyn, Michael and Gabrielle.

The family will receive friends at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021. Military honors will be conducted at 3 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Democratic National Committee, P.O. Box 96585, Washington DC 20077-7242 or to the Iredell County Veterans Burial Detail.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Fox family.

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