June 21, 1943 - October 11, 2020
Phillip Roland Fox, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at the age of 77. He is remembered by his children Phillip Fox, Barbara Anness, Leigh Fox, Lori Jandes, Tracy Dearwester and Kelly Fox. Loving brother to David Fox, Cheryl Green, Donna Bishop and Carolyn Dixon, and grandfather of 17 glorious grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents George and Alfaretta Fox, his sons George “Allen” and Donald Fox, his siblings Charles Fox, Richard Fox and Joyce Neubauer.
Phil was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio where he remained for most of his life. He devoted over 50 years to his career as a book binder displaying a wonderful knack at problem shooting and fixing bindery equipment. His greatest achievement in his career was starting Midwest Bindery Enterprises, Inc., in a three-car garage in September 1973 in which it grew to a 50,000 sq. ft. facility in May 1982.
A visitation will be held at Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45216, Wednesday, October 13, 2020 from 10 until the time of service at 11. Precession to Vine Street Hill Cemetery, 3701 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220, immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his honor can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 644 Linn St., Suite 1026, Cincinnati, Ohio 45203.