January 17, 1948 ~ September 13, 2021
Born in: Union City, TN
Resided in: McCormick, SC
Samuel J. Knox, passed away on September 13, 2021 at age 73.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Patricia L. Knox, his father and mother, Robert and Elizabeth Knox, he is survived by his daughter and son-n-law, Hollie and Ray Wyrick, daughter and son-n-law Kelly and Lee Kennedy, and 2 grandsons Rylan Wyrick and Gabriel Kennedy.
He is a purple heart and bronze star recipient for his heroic actions in Vietnam. After many years in the advertising business, he enjoyed his retirement at the lake. His pride and joy were his grandsons and Georgia football.
The family has chosen not to have a memorial at this time. They will have a full military honor graveside service at a later date at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project.