Former Oak Ridge Boy Dies

A memorial service was held Tuesday (April 15) in Hendersonville, Tenn., for Noel Fox, 63, a former member of the Oak Ridge Boys and former manager of bluegrass star Rhonda Vincent. Fox, who died Thursday (April 10) in Nashville after suffering a stroke, sang bass for the Oaks prior to the group’s emergence as country stars in 1977. He also headed the group’s music publishing companies and was later in charge of Alabama’s publishing arm, Maypop Music. 04/15/03