Jeff Fox

Jeff Fox (1963 – 2021) was born on 18th June in Redhill, the youngest child of Kathleen and Bill Fox, joining his siblings Joyce, Jane, John and Jimmy.  After a brief time in Cornwall, the family moved to Bradford.  Jeff trained as a nurse before working for the Vehicle Licensing Authority, the Highways Agency and later, Leeds City Council.   Whilst studying for a degree in Peace Studies at Bradford University, Jeff met Claire.  They were married on 27th July 2005 at Hazlewood Castle and had two children Melissa and Caitie.  Jeff was a campaigner for environmental and animal rights, supporting Greenpeace and standing as a Green councillor in the local elections.  He was an active supporter of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).  Jeff was a lifelong Chelsea Football Club supporter and from 1997 regularly attended Glastonbury Festival.  He owned many dogs and cats, one of which George appeared in the first episode of Red Dwarf.

Celebrant: Hannah McKercher