James “Foxie” Benjamin Fox, age 83 of Holmen, WI passed away peacefully on June 9, 2021 at Madison VA Hospital. He put up a good fight for 4 years with many issues and he later lost his battle with COVID.
He was born on October 14, 1937 to James Benjamin Strnad and Marie Volden in Chicago, IL.
Fox loved motorcycles and nice cars. He was also an avid hunter. He was a very respected man who spent the best years of his life at his well known tavern: Red Sails Resort. He will be missed forever by many family and friends.
Jim was a father to four sons: Lane, Kary (Brenda), Jesse (Vanessa), and Robin (Jennifer); and a grandfather to 10 grandchildren: Derrick, Rebecca, Nichole, Jaelyn, Kaylee, Kaiden, Andrew, Mason, Carson, and James. He is further survived by his partner, Anita Helfrich.
A visitation will be held on Friday, June 25, 2021 from 3-4:30 pm at The Gathering Place, 133 Mason Street, Onalaska, WI. A service will follow at 4:30 pm.
The family will hold a celebration of life at the Holmen American Legion Post 284, 419 1st Ave W, Holmen, WI following the service.