May 7, 1950 ~ January 27, 2010

Born in: Buncombe County, NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Roger Dean Fox, 59, of 305 Forest Lane, died Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at his home. Mr. Fox was born in Buncombe County and was a Navy veteran. He was a former truck driver and convenience store clerk and manager. Roger was a happy person who enjoyed telling jokes and bringing laughter to others. He is survived by his mother, Bessie Fox Ramsey; five sisters, Wanda King, Glenda Ruth Harless, Mary Janie Rice, Jackie Blagg Ponder and Frances Eva Blagg; and four brothers, William Morris Blagg, Johnny Dale Blagg, Benny Lane Blagg and Edward Ray Blagg; special cousins, Doris Henry and Geoffrey Pace and many nieces and nephews. There will be a gathering of family and friends to celebrate his life at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 4, at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. Memorials may be made to WNCAP, PO Box 2411, Asheville, NC 28802.

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  1. Roger, my cousin, a wonderful person. Memories of time spent with Roger are all happy memories, especially because it was Roger. May he Rest In Peace.

  2. Roger,my cousin, a man who hade somethin to say funny at most anytime. I knew roger from the time I was thirteen years old he always found a way to make everyone laugh now he’s in a better place maken others who have gone before laugh and remember old times.

  3. We will miss you Roger. Thank you for all you have done for me and the family. You always made me laugh and I will never forget you or the fun times we had together. Love always Heather

  4. rog,i miss idea is that you have a new body and are jumping through the mulberry trees.happy times flood my heart and all painful memories are fading away.god be with us and comfort our broken hearts.

  5. Hello family, This is Deborah Just wanted to let everyone know I am thinking of you and have you in my prayers. God Bless you all!
    I remember Roger’s smile. Not raised around him much but sure do remember his smile.

  6. I will always have fond memories of you driving in your Cadillac and the wonderful rings you had on your fingers. You were and will always be my funny uncle with the pony tail. I will miss you. I will see you again. With love, always.

  7. My Loving Brother,
    I can’t believe your gone. I will miss you dearly. My childhood memories are full of you. When I was a little girl, you always came and got me and we did fun things together. You are and always will be my favorite brother. When I grew older, we laughed and joked together. I thank God for the last year we have spent together and all the things we laughed and joked about. It just doesn’t seem fare to have to let you go. Not one day will pass that you will not be in my thoughts. I know God knows best. He decided it was time for you to rest. Rest in peace brother. I will truly miss you. We will be together one day in a better place and time. Love always, your little sister.

  8. Big Brother,
    I remember we had some wonderful times together. We had lots of laughs, told a lot of tales, and drank a lot of coffee. I enjoyed the time that you, Jackie, and I spent together. It was a lot of fun. I wish we could have had more time together. You were always there when you were needed. You are a wonderful person. You made everyone around you laugh no matter how bad things got. You truly are a special big brother. I am honored to have had a brother like you. You will truly be missed. XOXO until we meet again. Love your sister, Wanda.

  9. Roger,
    I never really got to know you. I wish that I had. I can only remember little pieces of you from my childhood. I am sorry to hear that you have passed but it brings joy to my heart to know that you are with our Lord and Savior. It sounds like you were a very special person with the gift of bringing laughfter and joy to everyones life around you. I hope I get the chance to know you better someday. Rest easy my brother…I will never forget you. Gods Speed.

  10. in only a few weeks it will be a year since you left us. we miss you every day.christopher,will,amy and i plan a special gathering for your anniversary. we honor your life and the impact it had on ours.


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