William H. Fox, Jr., a university educator perhaps best known for his leadership in developing a creative and robust student affairs division at Emory University in Atlanta, died unexpectedly recently at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

He was born Oct. 4, 1938 in Paris, the son of William and Mary Magdalene Fox.

A memorial service was held at All Saints Episcopal Church in Atlanta, Ga., at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2014, with a reception following in Ellis Hall.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Carol Lewis Fox; brother James N. Fox of Hot Springs Village.

Gifts in memory of William H. Fox, Jr. may be sent to the Office of Gift Records, Emory University, 1762 Clifton Rd. NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30322 in support of The Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, or to a charity of your choice.