Robert E. Fox

    Robert E. Fox, 64, of Decatur, passed away at 3:25 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, in the Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
    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. 
    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. 
    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.
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