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Harold I. Fox
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  • Harold Fox Endowment
    Charleston Jewish Family Services
    176 Croghan Spur Road, Suite 100
    Charleston, SC 29407
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Congregation Dor Tikvah
    P.O. Box 80301
    Charleston, SC 29416

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“One of the most community minded people I have ever met. A kind soul, and married to one of my all time favorites, Carolee! May his memory be for a...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: David Jaffee - Charleston, SC

“As chaplain of the Charleston Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, I want to express of all the members of the guild our deep appreciation for...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Charles Lippy - Charleston, SC

“Harold Fox was one of the most intelligent people I ever met.I am honored that he was my boss and my friend, and I will be forever greatfull for the...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Nicholas Miller - SC

“Condolences to the family of Harold Fox, who contributed so much to Charleston as a businessman, religious leader and community leader. He will be...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Robert Stockton - Charleston, SC

“Harold was a true mensch. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Robert & Angie Liberman - MD

“Our neighbor in Wespanee for more than 30 years. We shall miss him. Rest in peace, my friend. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Ken Cook - Charleston, SC


Harold I. Fox, 89, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of the late Carolee Rosen Fox, entered into eternal rest Saturday, June 24, 2017. Funeral services were held Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the graveside in Brith Sholom Beth Israel Cemetery (Maryville). Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Harold was born May 20, 1928 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Otto Z. Fox and Sarah Mendelson Fox. He was predeceased by his brother, P. Maurice Fox. He was a graduate of the High School of Charleston and the College of Charleston. Harold was affiliated with Fox Music House before opening Keys to Music where he retired as the owner. He was a founding member of Congregation Dor Tikvah, where he also served as a board member. He was a member and past president of Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue, Emeritus Lifetime Board Member of the Charleston Jewish Federation, a member of the Hebrew Benevolent Society, the Hebrew Orphan Society and the South Carolina Jewish Historical Society. He was an advocate for the Charleston Jewish Family Services. He served his country in the U.S Army Reserves where he retired with the rank of Major. He was a member of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America, Reserve Officers Association and American Legion Post #179.

He is survived by his sister in law, Joan W. Fox of Charleston, SC; cousin, Michael Fox (Janice) of Wallace, NC; three nephews, Charles Fox (Missee) of Charleston, SC, Lowell Fox of New York and Walter Fox of Charleston, SC; two nieces, Diane Fox of Charleston, SC and Jenni Levin (Meir) of New York; additional family members, Alan Goldkin (Amy) and their children, Yaffa, Zahara, Nadav, Raphael and Margalit of Memphis, TN.

Memorials may be made to the Harold Fox Endowment, Charleston Jewish Family Services, 176 Croghan Spur Road, Suite 100, Charleston, SC 29407 or Congregation Dor Tikvah, P.O. Box 80301, Charleston, SC 29416 or Addlestone-Hebrew Academy, 1675 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd., Charleston, SC, 29407 or to a charity of one's choice.

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Sycamore Avenue Charleston, SC 29407