Bobby Voy Fox: Owner of John’s Used Cars and Wreckers Passes

Bobby Voy Fox

Bobby Voy Fox 1942-2016

Bobby Voy Fox died on December 6, 2016 in Eureka, CA at the age of 74.

Bobby was born on July 15, 1942 in Aberbeen, WA to Glen & Velma Fox. He graduated from Arcata High in 1959. He married the love of his life, Judy Arnold on August 13, 1960. Together they co-owned John’s Used Cars & Wreckers.

Bobby is survived by his children, Suzette (Kirk) Younker & Rick (Kim) Fox; sisters, Beverly (Steve) Thomas of Dallas,OR and Barbara (Leon) Pearce of Campbell, CA. Grandchildren, Kelsey Younker, Kory Fox, Kaylyn Detherage (Jared), Joscelind Ayala (Vince), Dylan Fox and Riley Fox, all of Eureka. Great Grandchildren, Cooper & Kade Ayala and AnaMay and AttaLynn Detherage and many nieces and nephews. Also, special friend, Judy Cunha.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Judy (Arnold) Fox; parents Glen & Velma Fox, brother William Fox; sister Bonnie Copher, In-Laws John & Gerry Fernleaf.

Bob always contributed to his community. A few of the organizations that benefitted from Bob’s generosity were Redwood Empire Little League, Relay for Life, American Cancer Society and Redwood Acres Raceway. Bob loved woodworking and spent many hours in his shop.

A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 1 pm on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Wharfinger Building with a reception to follow. All are welcome to attend and celebrate.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to your local Little League.

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5 comments

  • Very sweet thing to add on to your site.

  • R.I.P we always went there for parts etc.my condolences to the family.you were always kind to us.

  • R.I.P. Bobby, always such a pleasure doing business with you and your family, always helpful, thank you, R&B.

  • Dave and Cathy DeNoma

    We were saddened to hear of Bobby’s passing. He was a wonderful man and friend for so many years. We will hold fond memories close to our hearts. He will be missed by so many. We send our deepest condolences to the Fox and Younger families.

  • Bob was so nice, when I would see him, he always had a welcoming smile. He sure will be missed.

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