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Robert E. Fox, 64, of Decatur, passed away at 3:25 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, in the Bluffton Regional Medical Center.â€¨ He was born on Tuesday, July 13, 1948, in Adams County to the late Robert W. Fox and Patty A. (Dick) Fox-Stanley, who survives in Decatur.
Robert was an exotic animal caretaker. â€¨ Among survivors are two daughters, Paula Keller and Becky Diaz; son, Dennis Roop; four sisters, Brenda (George) Thomas of Lagro, Ind.; Ruth Marie LaBoate of Fort Wayne; Camala (Rick) Horther and Kimm (Steve) Adams, both of Decatur; brother, Jeffery Helblig of Decatur; and three grandchildren.
Robert was preceded in death by one brother, Merle Fox. â€¨ Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today and 1-2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in Decatur Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to Family LifeCare in Berne.
Online condolences may be made at www.zwickjahn.com.