Harold Franklin Hux
April 04, 1945 ‒ January 02, 2021
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Harold Franklin Hux, age 75, of Mount Vernon, went to be with his Lord and Savior as he passed unexpectedly on Saturday, January 2, 2021, at the Knox Community Hospital.
He was born on April 4, 1945, in Madison County, Ohio to the late Harold Harrison and Sabra (Worrell) Hux. A 1963 graduate of Lincolnview High School, Frank furthered his education at the University of Cincinnati obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Xavier University in 1974.
Frank was employed as a Special Education teacher for 30+ years at Utica High School and served as a Cross Country/Track Coach for 20+ years. He also served as an assistant Football Coach for Utica High School and later Kenyon College. He was inducted into the Utica High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2020 for his many years of service as a Coach.
Frank was known and admired by many people. His laughter and personality of having fun drew people to know and love him. He believed in his students and athletes and strived for them to learn the values of life and to believe in themselves. Frank did not know a stranger and once you met him, you would not forget him. He enjoyed a great game of cards and enjoyed a good day of fishing.
Frank had a passion for Christ and served many years as a Sunday School teacher. A member of Covenant Church, Frank diligently served in the Food Pantry and volunteered numerous hours to help the needs of the community.
He is survived by his wife Charlotte (Chapman) Hux of 53 years whom he married January 28, 1967; a daughter Laurel (Doug) Wilson of Danville; a son Kurt (Katie) Hux of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren, Harrison Hux, Tyler Wilson, William Hux, Sydney Wilson, Gregory Wilson; his sisters, Vivian (Don) Collins of Delphos, Luvina Stewart of Pandora; and his brothers, Glenn (Sylvia) Hux of Celina, and Perry Hux of Lima.
A Celebration of Life honoring Harold Franklin Hux will be held at the Covenant Church located at 13360 New Delaware Road, Mount Vernon on Saturday, January 16. The family will receive guests from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. with a memorial service at 3:00 p.m. conducted by Pastor Tim Overly. A live stream of the service will be available on the Remembering Harold Franklin Hux Facebook page, www.facebook.com/groups/312861120108467/?ref=share A memorial video created by his family will also be available for viewing for those guests who cannot attend. Guests are encouraged to wear facial coverings unless medical conditions prevail.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Mount Vernon Covenant Church Food Pantry.
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