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Chester Lyman Fox, III
November 20, 2022


GILFORD ---- Chester Lyman Fox III, 63, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at his home.

Chester was born on August 18, 1959, in Winchester, Massachusetts, to Dorothy (Scott) Fox and the late Chester Fox Jr. A Massachusetts native, he moved to Maine as a young adult where he made many strong and lasting friendships. He
settled in Gilford in 1987 to be close to his mother after his father’s passing.

Chester worked diligently for most of his life as a machinist. He valued hard work and instilled the same work ethic in his children.

Throughout his life, Chester was loving, generous and caring toward his family and friends, especially toward his children and his many nieces and nephews. He enjoyed cooking and loved taking care of his family. He loved music, NASCAR
racing, and all New England sports. He had a big sweet tooth, and would always share his candy. He took great pride in his classic cars, especially his unique gold truck. Chester was a caring, protective friend to many. His kind heart, loyalty and
sense of humor will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Chester is survived by his two daughters, Kendra Fox and Nicole Fox; two sons, Chester Fox IV and Ryan Burke; two grandchildren, Branson and Calian Fox; and his wife of thirty years Kate Fox. He is also survived by his brother, Terrance Fox and his wife Liz Fox; and sister, Cheryle Malia and her husband John Malia, a close friend of Chester’s. He is survived by his many beloved nieces and nephews, as well as his mother, Dorothy Fox, who was one of the most important people in his

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, December 9, 2022, from 2:00pm-4:00pm at the Gilford Community Church Fellowship Hall, 19 Potter Hill Rd, Gilford.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services and, Laconia, NH, is assisting the family with arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, please visit

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