Memorial services for Steven L. Fox, 67, Lawrence, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 11, 2014 at First United Methodist Church West Campus in Lawrence. Steve battled leukemia and lymphoma, and died peacefully on Monday, August 4, 2014 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Steve was born April 25, 1947 in Hutchinson, KS, the son of Lavern and Mabel (Simons) Fox.
He had been a resident of Lawrence since December of 2009.
Steve graduated from Ulysses, KS High School and then went on to attend Fort Hays State University where he received his BA in Psychology and an MA in School Psychology.
He was a school psychologist in Abilene, KS from 1971 – 1979 and then became a State Farm Insurance agent in Garden City, KS from 1979 until he retired in 2008.
Steve was an avid golfer throughout life; from his many years at Southwind Country Club in Garden City and most recently Alvamar Country Club. His other interests included University of Kansas sports, traveling, food & wine, and spending time with his loving extended family. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in both Garden City and Lawrence.
He is survived by his wife, Jan Schneider, whom he married on August 9, 1970 in Hays, KS.
Other survivors include daughter: Erin Klein (Andrew) of St. Louis, MO; son: Evan Fox (Jennifer) of Kansas City, KS; three grandchildren: Drew, Ella, and Kate Klein; and one brother, Jim Fox (Lynne) of Dighton, KS.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in his name to the First United Methodist Church Senior Ministries or the Mid-America Chapter of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and may be sent in care of the mortuary.