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Thursday, July 17, 2014
Sir (William) John Colfox, 2nd Baronet 1924-2014
_. Sir (William) John Colfox, 2nd Baronet (Bart, UK, cr 1939), died 12 July, 2014. He was 90.
He was born 25 Apr, 1924, son of Sir (William) Philip Colfox, MC, 1st Baronet (1888-1966), by his wife the former Mary Frances Symes-Bullen, scion of that landed family, dau of Lt-Col John Symes-Bullen.
He married 13 January, 1962, Frederica Loveday Crutchley, scion of that landed family, only dau of Admiral Sir Victor Crutchley, VC, KCB, DSC, DL, by whom he had issue, two sons and two daughters.
John Colfox succeeded to the baronetcy on his father's demise, 8 Nov, 1966. He in turn is succeeded by his elder son, Philip John, who was born 27 Dec, 1962.